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Zhong Lun Law Firm

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)

6 ranked lawyersBand 1ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Remains a market-leading team with a full-service offering across the spectrum of capital markets issuances. Maintains a balanced practice onshore and offshore. Provides a well-rounded service in A-share, H-share and red-chip bond issuances and other listings. Equally accomplished in representing clients in both equity and debt matters and has considerable experience representing domestic entities and financial institutions. Also handles panda bond issuances. Impressive track record on transactions including CLOs, auto-ABS, non-performing asset securitisation and RMBS, taking up a good share of the overall market.

Strengths

"Zhong Lun is an excellent law firm," asserts one pleased client, further noting that "it can give us commercially relevant advice."

Another client reports: "They have quite strong communication skills, including participating in negotiations."

Notable practitioners

Anthony Zhao is a highly regarded figure in the market with an enviably broad transactional practice covering capital markets issuances and private equity financing as well as M&A mandates. He is also chair of the firm's management committee. "He has a big team and is a very capable lawyer," affirms one impressed source.

Liu Borong is a renowned veteran in the market who nonetheless remains active on a variety of projects. "Liu Borong is a very famous lawyer in the securitisation market," one interviewee points out, further remarking: "His track record and skills are both worthy of recognition."

Jia Haibo debuts in the rankings on the strength of his work on domestic IPOs, being equally active on behalf of issuers and underwriters. He is characterised by market sources as "steady" and "someone who has a good legal foundation."

Lu Jingyi is a well-regarded structured finance lawyer with an impressive track record in the market. The scope of his finance practice is broad, covering both asset-backed securitisation and credit securitisation, among others.

Guo Kejun is a veteran capital markets practitioner of whom one market commentator says: "He is a very hard-working lawyer." Another complimentary source observes that "he is very active in the market."

Shenzhen-based Chen Limin is a revered figure with many decades of experience in handling capital markets transactions. One admiring market commentator observes that "he is a richly experienced and senior lawyer."

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China

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)


Anthony Zhao
Band 1
Haibo Jia
Up and Coming
Kejun Guo
Band 2
Limin Chen
Senior Statespeople

Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives (PRC Firms)


Borong Liu
Eminent Practitioners
Jingyi Lu
Band 2