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Jun Wei

Office Managing Partner
Beijing

Jun Wei
Languages
English, Chinese
Practice Group
Corporate

Jun Wei regularly assists multinational companies and financial institutions with best structuring their proposed investments and operations in China to achieve economic objectives. She is the rain maker and plays an important role in a wide array of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financing and infrastructure development. Jun has a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and project financing.

Before Jun started with her private practice, Jun previously served on the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Chinese National People's Congress for several years. She was a key member in the drafting and interpretation of many important Chinese business and investment laws while she was with the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Chinese National People's Congress. She was elected as one of the 2015 ALB China Top 15 Female Lawyers in China and one of the 2017 ALB China Top M&A Lawyers, by Asian Legal Business.

Clients appreciate Wei Jun accessibility: 'She is available whenever you need her.'

Chambers Global 2014

Representative experience

Advising Unisplendour Corporation on its agreed U.S.$3.8bn investment in Western Digital Corporation, one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world.

Advising IBM on the U.S.$2.3bn disposal of its x86 server business to laptop-maker Lenovo in one of the largest technology deals in China’s history

Advising LabCorp on the acquisition of Covance Inc. for U.S.$6.1bn in cash and stock.

Advising Ford Motor on the U.S.$1.8bn divestiture of Sweden-based manufacturer Volvo Cars to China-based Geely - ALB China M&A Deal of the Year.

Advising KPP Trustees Ltd., on the implementation and completion of a comprehensive settlement of its claims against Eastman Kodak Company in connection with Kodak's bankruptcy.

Advising Corning in a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, direct investments, and divestiture transactions in China for more than one decade.

Advising HNA Tourism Group, a division of HNA Group, on its multi-billion dollar acquisition of Carlson Hotels, Inc.

Advising a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation on the approximate US$9bn project financing by China Development Bank of gas pipeline projects.

Advising a leading US e-commerce company on setting up a co-brand website with a Chinese e-commerce giant to jointly operate e-commerce platform for Chinese customers.

Advising Facebook on multi-jurisdictional data protection matters relating to data centres, including issues relating to the cross-jurisdictional transfer of personal data.

Advising PetroChina on the bond financing of the U.S.$ 1.4bn acquisition of the majority of shares in a Kazakh oil company.

Advising Tencent in relation to the globalisation of its WeChat social communications app, the drafting of its international e-commerce terms and other matters, including, most recently, advising on commercial, regulatory and content licensing aspects of its JOOX music streaming app.

Education and admissions

Education

  • LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1990
  • LL.M., Peking University, 1981
  • LL.B., Peking University, 1977

Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Editorial Board, China Legal Watch
  • Member, New York Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York
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