Lin Zhijun


Areas of Practice 

Mr. Lin Zhijun specializes in private equity finance, red-chip return restructuring, domestic and international IPO. He has rich experience in such fields as red chips’ return to SSE STAR Market and A-share market, and red-chip listings on the stock exchanges in the United States and Hong Kong.

Mr. Lin has around 14 years of professional experience in private equity finance, having advised on many cross-border projects that require expertise on Chinese and foreign laws and regulations. He has long been providing all-round services for many established domestic and international investment houses, publicly traded companies, and unicorns, including well-known USD funds and RMB funds, and start-ups in new economic sectors such as TMT, healthcare . His private equity investment and finance services cover angel rounds, VC rounds, PE rounds, and particularly, Pre-IPO rounds of financing aiming at listing on the SSE STAR Market or A-share market. With solid experience in domestic capital markets, he provides in-depth and comprehensive legal services and is highly regarded and trusted by his clients. 

Mr. Lin has successfully advised a number of domestic companies on their red-chip structuring and restructuring in the domestic and overseas markets. His work highlights include advice to Career International, Hillstone, Bestore and other companies on their return to SSE STAR Market or A-share market. 

He also has a wealth of experience in providing employee incentive services for start-ups in the new economic sectors. He is adept in customizing employee incentive plans for his clients from the perspective of business strategy and HR management of start-ups. 

Mr. Lin was recognized as the “Next Generation Partners” in private equity in the 2020 Legal 500 Asia-Pacific rankings. 

Work Experience

Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons in 2008, Mr. Lin worked with Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

Mr. Lin graduated from China University of Political Science and Law with a Juris Master degree.

His working languages are Chinese and English.


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