• Yueqi CHEN

    Equity Partner / Hangzhou

  • Tel +86-571-5692-1222

    Email chenyueqi@zhonglun.com

  • Practices

    Construction & Project Development, Investment/M&A & Corporate Governance, Bankruptcy-Insolvency & Reorganization

  • Industries

    Real Estate, Urban Infrastructure, Mining & Natural Resources


Yueqi CHEN

Mr. Yueqi Chen’s major practicing sectors include construction & real estate, M&A, litigation & arbitration, and infrastructure investment (BT/BOT/PPP), etc. Mr. Yueqi Chen has provided perennial or special legal services to the following enterprises, including Hangzhou Real Estate Association, Sun Hung Kai Properties, China Resources Land Limited, Binjiang Group, Greenland Holding Group, Blue City Construction, Tengda Group, Richangsheng Group, Wildwind Group, Sunon Group, New Century Property Holding and Development Group, Hangzhou Urban Construction Development Group, Zhejiang Tongren Group, Wanma Joint Holdings Group, Gold Emperor Real Estate Group, Zhejiang Zonen Holdings Group, CITIC Urban Construction Development (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai Kangdu Real Estate Co., Ltd., Huafu Group, Kaiyin Capital, etc.

Representative Matters

Non-litigation Cases

  • Provided legal service for Sun Hung Kai Properties' Hangzhou Jianghehui complex land project with a total investment of RMB30 billion

  • Provided legal service for over 60 real estate M&A projects for Binjiang Group, New Century Property Holding and Development Group, Hangzhou Urban Construction Development Group, Shanghai Changxing International Trading Co., Ltd, Blue City Construction, Wildwind Group, and Zhejiang Tongren Group, etc.

  • Provided legal services for the entire process of the equity and debt transfer of Yefengshan project between Yefeng Real Estate Group and Tahoe Group. The total value of the project was approximately RMB1.2 billion and the major assets included five pieces of land

  • Provided legal service for Binjiang Group’s first rural revitalization public welfare project, which is located in Hujiaping, Chun 'an County

  • Provided legal services for the entire process of the merger and acquisition of “Zhongtai Town” project between Binjiang Group and Yangguang City Group. This project is a key bankruptcy reorganization project in Yongkang. We successfully helped the transaction to complete

  • Provided legal service for a series of real estate rights cases for a club of a real estate company in Hangzhou, and successfully assisted the client to obtain the real estate rights certificate for the club. This project is the first project in Zhejiang Province in which public building supporting houses acquire real estate rights

  • Provided legal service for commercial projects, such as “Yishang Town”, “Shanghai Kaiyuan Mediterranean Square”, “Taizhou Tengda Center” and so on

Litigation & Arbitration

  • Represented an investment contract dispute case between a real estate development company and the government, won the case and save about RMB 100 million for the client. This case has become a typical case of Zhejiang provincial court to deal with the government investment dispute

  • Represented a case involving the dispute of the responsibility of damaging the company’s interest of a real estate development company, and won the case in final trial decided by the Supreme Court. This case has a great social influence and has been included in the ten typical cases related to enterprise cases trial in Zhejiang in 2013

  • Represented a case of dispute over construction land transfer contract between a real estate company of Taizhou and the Land Bureau and the Management Committee of the Government (the subject matter is about RMB2.2 billion). The two parties reached reconciliation at last. And we greatly protected the client’s legitimate interests

  • Represented a private lending dispute case between Hangzhou Xingang Enterprise Management Partnership (limited partnership) and Fignian Group (China) Co., Ltd., etc. (the subject matter is about RMB1.65 billion), won the case

  • Represented a trust company contract dispute case (the subject matter is about RMB400 million), and won the case in final trial decided by the Supreme Court. This case has a great impact on the real estate trust, and we greatly protected the client’s legitimate interests

  • Represented a creditor to file a bankruptcy claim objection, successfully pushed the procuratorate to resist the lawsuit, and finally confirmed that the bankruptcy claim declared by the third party was formed through a false lawsuit, which saved the client's economic loss of about RMB100 million, and the case was included in the 4 typical cases of civil procuratorial follow-up supervision triggered by the Supreme People's Procuratorate in 2021, with a large social impact

  • Represented China Construction Second Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd. v. Hangzhou Ganglong Real Estate Co., Ltd. in a construction contract dispute (the subject matter nearly RMB300 million), won the case

  • Represented Xing Yuan Environmental Technology Co., Ltd. v. Jing Wei Zhong Yao Holding Group and other 11 defendants in a contract dispute (the subject matter nearly RMB160 million), settled

  • Represented DuPont China Group Ltd. in a dispute against Zhejiang Haisheng Group Co. (the subject matter nearly RMB100 million) , won the case

  • Represented a real estate company to participate in a construction contract dispute between a construction unit and a construction unit as a third party, and successfully exposed the collusion between the construction unit and the construction unit to infringe the principal's mortgage right by way of the construction unit obtaining the priority right to receive the construction price, which saved the client's loss of nearly RMB80 million and greatly safeguarded the client's legitimate interests

Honors and Awards

For Individual

The Legal 500 Special Recommended Lawyer, 2022

The Legal 500 Special Recommended Lawyer, 2020

Praised by Zhejiang Lawyers Association, 2020

Praised by Hangzhou Lawyers Association for epidemic Prevention and control, 2020

2018 Annual Award-Hangzhou Lawyers Association, 2019

Excellent Professional Lawyer of Zhejiang Province (Real Estate Professional Category)- Zhejiang Lawyers Association 2018

The 60 Most Recommended Lawyers in Chinese Engineering Law- ENR/ Architectural Times, 2015

Model Party Member Lawyer -Zhejiang Provincial Department of Justice, 2012

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Construction Engineering and Real Estate Committee, All China Lawyers Association

Director, Real Estate Professional Committee of Zhejiang Bar Association

Supervisor, Hangzhou Real Estate Association

Vice President, Shangcheng Branch of Hangzhou Bar Association

Graduate practice tutor, Guanghua Law School of Zhejiang University

Arbitrator, Hangzhou Arbitration Commission


"Commercial Housing Sales Contract Operation Guidance", Scientific Literature Press, 2003

"Judicial Determination and Treatment of Standard Terms in Disputes of Housing Sales Contract", Zhejiang Real Estate magazine, April 2017

"Housing Subscription Intention Agreement: Appointment or Contract", Zhejiang Real Estate magazine, June 2017

"Legal Risk of Real Estate Development Enterprise Financing", Zhejiang Real Estate magazine, 2012

  • Bar Admissions/Professional Qualifications

    Lawyer qualification certificate, 2001

  • Education

    Further studies for postgraduates, East China University of Political Science and Law, 2008
    Bachelor’s degree in food engineering, China Agricultural University, 1993

  • Professional Experience

    Equity partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm
    Partner and person in charge of the department of real estate finance, Zhejiang Tengfei Jinying Law Firm, 2000-2017
    Commissioner of the general Party branch and secretary, the Youth League Committee, 1993-2000

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