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Zhang Yu/Partner

T: 86 28 6558 5333、138 8081 1000

zhangyu@grandwaylaw.com

Chengdu

  • Education background

    PHD (candidate) in law Krirk University in Thailand

    LLM in American Law Washington University in St. Louis

    LLB in International Economic Law East China University of Political Science and Law

  • Areas of expertise

    Real estate, corporate M&A, labor law foreign investment, etc.

  • Membership

    Arbitrator of Chengdu Arbitration Commission

    Chengdu Representative Lawyer

    Chengdu Legal Practitioners Interviewer

    Member of Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone Branch of the Chengdu Lawyers Association

    Attorney-mediator in Chengdu

    Deputy Secretary-General of the Professional Committee of Municipal Lawyers Association of Sichuan Pilot Free Trade Zone

    Leading International Lawyer of the Ministry of Justice

    Mediator of the "Belt and Road" International Commercial Mediation Center

    Invited Mediator, the People's Court of Chengdu Tianfu New Area (People's Court of Sichuan Pilot Free Trade Zone)

  • Working Language

    Chinese, English

Mr. Zhang Yu graduated from the Department of International Economic Law of the East China University of Political Science and Law in 1999, and he started practicing law since 2001.He worked in HK law office for a short term in 2008. From late 2018 to early 2019, he worked at ZAG-S&W law office in Israel. He is now a partner of Grandway Law Offices, and he has extensive experience in real estate legal affairs, corporate law, labor law and international legal services.

At present, Mr. Zhang is one of the China's leading international lawyers recognized by the Ministry of Justice, an arbitrator of the Chengdu Arbitration Commission, Chengdu Representative Lawyer, Chengdu Legal Practitioners officer, Board Member of Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone Branch of the Chengdu Lawyers Association, deputy secretary-general of the Professional Committee of the Lawyers Association of Sichuan Pilot Free Trade Zone, a mediator of the "Belt and Road" International Commercial Mediation Center, and an invited mediator of the People's Court of Chengdu Tianfu New Area (People's Court of Sichuan Pilot Free Trade Zone).

The major clients include: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poly Estate, State Grid Corporation of China, X Financial (listed in the US), CreditEase, China Huirong Financial Holdings Limited (listed in Hong Kong), China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd., ANZ Bank, DEC, Guoao Estate, RuiKang Pharma, Shui On Land (Hong Kong), Keppel Land (Singapore), Shangri-La Hotel, Premium Land (listed in Hong Kong), TECK WIN (listed in the US), Jiujiang Environmental Protection (U.S.-funded company), Ko Yo Chemical (Group) Limited (listed in Hong Kong), The Wharf (Holdings) Limited (Hong Kong), Chengdu Investment Holdings Group, Sichuan Tourism Group, Shindoo Chemical (listed in China’s mainland), Swellfun (listed in China’s mainland), Sichuan Maipu, CDH Investments, Qiaobo Investment, HSBC, OCBC, UOB, DBS Bank, IFC, Chengdu Rural Commercial Bank, Bank of Chengdu, Standard Chartered Bank, the Construction and Engineering Bureau of Shenzhen Yantian District, Sichuan Development Holdings, the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu (cooperating lawyer), CITIC Poly Fund, Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu University.

Major projects: Provided legal services for French companies in the establishment of wholly owned enterprises in China; provided ourbound investment for Sealand Energy Technology Ltd, provided legal services for Israeli companies in labor law and contract disputes in China; the financing project of CITIC Poly Fund; Poly's land M&A projects (dozens); provided legal services for setting up Chengdu Consulate General for Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Shui On's transfer of Chengdu Huitong Building; TECK WIN' M&A of Shandong Wine; Premium Land's M&A of Chongqing Phoenix Town and Chengdu Jinsha Mall; OCBC's M&A of Xindu Chemical; financing projects and personal mortgage business of HSBC, OCBC, UOB and DBS Bank; IFC's facility project; Shangri-La's office building lease project; the pre-sale of Wharf's office building; Ko Yo Chemical's M&A of a state-owned company and a land transfer project; the land cooperation between Chengdu Investment Holdings and Dayi County; land transfer projects of State Grid; the real estate cooperation project of CDH Investments; Chengdu Investment Holdings Group's merger of the businesses originally ran by Huawen Group and Guanglian Investment; Swellfun's asset-stripping of its real estate project; Bohong Group's overseas M&A project; Sichuan Development's acquisition of the land right of Sichuan Tourism University's old campus; CITIC Poly Fund's acquisition and financing of Dongli Real Estate; the corporate restructuring projects of Sichuan's electric power enterprises; the construction project of Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu University; Luneng Group's acquisition of Jinsha Sunshine Real Estate; and the dispute over the investment projects of Dongfang Electric in India and Kazakhstan.