Han Kun Law Offices

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Number of partners: 80+
Number of lawyers: 400+
Languages: Chinese, English, German, Japanese, Korean, German

Firm Overview:
Han Kun is a leading full-service law firm in China. Over the years, Han Kun has been widely recognised as a leader in complex cross-border and domestic transactions. Its main practice areas include private equity, mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic capital markets, investment funds, asset management, competition law, banking and finance, aviation finance, foreign direct investment, compliance, private client wealth management, intellectual property and dispute resolution. All of the firm’s lawyers are graduates of top universities and have extensive experience in complex cross-border transactions as counsel to both Chinese and foreign clients.

Practice Areas
Mergers & Acquisitions
Capital Markets & Securities
Private Equity & Venture Capital Financings
Fund Formation
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Compliance
Antitrust & Competition
Inbound & Outbound Investments
Insolvency & Restructuring
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
TMT
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Infrastructure, Project Financing & Real Estate Projects
Fintech
Family Law

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A:
■ Represented Permira in its acquisition of a majority stake in EF Kids & Teens
■ Represented Rajax Holding in its 100% acquisition by Alibaba (NYSE:BABA)
■ Represented Heineken in its strategic partnership with China Resources

Private Equity & Venture Capital:

■ Represented Chinese classifieds site 58.com in its US$8.7 billion take-private deal
■ Represented Guazi.com Inc. in its US$1.5 billion Series D financing
■ Represented Hillhouse Capital in its investment in JD Logistics

Investment Funds:
■ Representing CICC Capital in raising the Yangtze River Delta Technology and Innovation Fund
■ Represented IDG Capital in forming several blind-pool RMB funds
■ Represented Sequoia in forming a number of blind-pool RMB funds, including sectorfocuses such as senior care real estate, and in investing as an LP in over a dozen USD and RMB funds, including a blockchain USD fund

Banking & Finance:
■ Represented ICBC Leasing in its operating leasing of dozens of new Boeing and Airbus aircraft to China Eastern, China Southern and Shandong Airlines
■ Assisting AiBank in its financial regulatory matters and the development of innovative financial products Capital Markets: Debt & Equity:
■ Represented the joint sponsors in JD.com Inc.’s HK$29.8 billion secondary listing in Hong Kong
■ Represented KE Holdings Inc. in its US$2.1 billion U.S. IPO
■ Represented Meituan Dianping (SEHK: 3690) in its HK$32.6 billion Hong Kong IPO
■ Advised Tencent on its US$6 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme

Antitrust & Competition:
■ Represented SoftBank in the merger filing for its reorganization of WeWork
■ Represented a foreign-invested public utilities company in connection with a SAMR abuse of dominance investigation
■ Represented a top real estate broker in antitrust litigation before the Supreme People’s Court of China

Dispute Resolution:
■ Represented Red Bull Vitamin Drink Co., Ltd. and prevailed in the second instance trial of a JV registration dispute
■ Represented a Malaysian-invested WFOE in an HKIAC arbitration case arising out of a construction transfer project dispute and the subsequent property preservation and recognition and enforcement proceedings before a Beijing court
■ Represented four investment funds of TCL Group in an SCIA arbitration case concerning a share purchase agreement dispute

IP:
■ Represented Hitachi ABB Power Grid in 2019 to complete the transfer of a volume patent portfolio split from ABB group to Hitachi ABB Power Grid
■ Representing a global leading PV equipment manufacturer, SolarEdge in patent infringement cases before the Guangzhou IP Court, in Shenzhen and Ji’nan
■ Represented HP in a series of ink-cartridge patent infringement cases against two domestic companies, obtained favorable settlement terms for HP in all four cases
■ Represented leading Internet company Baidu in a trademark infringement lawsuit against a free-rider in the catering industry

Labour & Employment:
■ Advised Seagate on various employment issues and represented the company in employment disputes throughout China
■ Assisted Takeda China in various critical employment matters and represented the company in employment disputes

Healthcare & Life Sciences:
■ Represented Innovent Biologics in its Hong Kong IPO
■ Represented Sinovac in its over US$500 Million financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Development
■ Assisted Sun Pharma in a number of out-licenses to CMS

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

Asia-Pacific 2021 High Net Worth 2020 FinTech 2021

Contributions

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Trends and Developments

Patent Litigation 2021 in China

Authors: Yan Wang, Lili Wu, Muran Sun

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China

Aviation: Finance (PRC Firms)
Band 1
Capital Markets: Hong Kong and Overseas Issuances
Band 2
Corporate/M&A (PRC Firms)
Band 2
International & Cross-Border Transactions (PRC Firms)
Band 2

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China

Aviation: Finance (PRC Firms)


Jialing Wang
Associates to watch
Jun Zhu
Up and Coming

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)


Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives (PRC Firms)


Rong Fang
Band 3

Corporate/M&A (PRC Firms)


Charles Li
Eminent Practitioners

Top Ranked Lawyers

Eminent Practitioners
Charles LiCorporate/M&A (PRC Firms)
Band 1
Shu WangAviation: Finance (PRC Firms)
Denning JinDispute Resolution: Litigation (PRC Firms)
Band 3
Yijun ChaoCapital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms)
David TangCorporate/M&A (PRC Firms)
Denning JinDispute Resolution: Arbitration (PRC Firms)
Up and Coming
Jun ZhuAviation: Finance (PRC Firms)
Associates to watch
Jialing WangAviation: Finance (PRC Firms)

Ranked Offices

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China

Shanghai

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9/F, Office Tower C1,

Oriental Plaza,

1 East Chang An Avenue,

Beijing

Beijing

China

100738

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