Beijing, Hong Kong


Distinguished Practitioner




Practice area:

Corporate and M&A
Private equity

Industry sectors:

Technology and telecommunications

Before joining Han Kun in 2006, Mr. Chen practiced as a corporate lawyer at Clifford Chance LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, two prestigious international law firms. His practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, U.S. SEC-registered offerings, and other related corporate transactions. Mr. Chen specializes in assisting clients in designing transaction structures and preparing documentation that both meet business objectives and comply with legal requirements.

Mr. Chen has represented both Chinese and international companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including acquisitions by U.S. public companies of China companies, venture capital or private equity investments by foreign funds into Chinese companies, establishment of operations in China by foreign companies, restructuring, and private or public financings of Chinese companies, as well as acquisitions by Chinese companies of assets or equities of overseas companies. Mr. Chen's representative clients include 51Talk (NYSE: COE),, BlueRun Ventures, Capital Group, CDB Capital, CDH, China Growth Capital, CreditEase (NYSE: YRD), Doll Capital (DCM), Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB), FIS (NYSE: FIS), GGV Capital, Meituan (HKEX: 3690), Kleiner Perkins, Legend Capital, Micron Technology (Nasdaq: MU), Sequoia Capital, Tarena (NYSE: TEDU), (NYSE: VIPS), among others.


  • Member of the PRC Bar
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
  • Member of the New York State Bar


  • Leading Lawyer in TMT (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2016-2021)
  • Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2017-2019)
  • Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Global, 2018-2019)
  • China Dealmaker of the Year (China Law and Practice, 2019)
  • Recommended Lawyer in Capital markets (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018, 2020-2022)
  • Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and M&A (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2017-2020)
  • Recommended Lawyer in TMT (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2017-2019, 2022)
  • Recommended Lawyer in Private equity (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019)
  • Recommended Lawyer in Real estate and construction (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016)
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer in Capital markets: Equity and M&A (IFLR1000, 2020-2022)
  • Shortlisted as Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year (IFLR1000 China Awards, 2020)
  • Leading Lawyer in M&A (IFLR1000, 2019)
  • Distinguished practitioner in Corporate/M&A (Asialaw Profiles, 2020-2022)
  • Distinguished practitioner in Private equity (Asialaw Profiles, 2022)
  • Distinguished practitioner in Banking and finance (Asialaw Profiles, 2020-2021)
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Asialaw Profiles, 2014-2019)
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Banking (Asialaw Profiles, 2018-2019)
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Private Equity (Asialaw Profiles, 2017)
  • Shortlisted for Dealmaker of the Year (ALB, 2016)
  • Shortlisted for China Dealmaker of the Year (China Law and Practice, 2019)

Mr. Chen graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing with a B.A. degree in 1997, and the University of Minnesota Law School with a J.D. degree in 2000

  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Outbound investment
  • General corporate
  • Capital markets
  • Technology, media and telecoms
  • Life sciences and healthcare