• Henry H. JI

    Equity Partner / Beijing

  • Tel +86-10-5780-8410

    Email henryji@zhonglun.com

  • Practices

    Taxation & Wealth Planning, Investment/M&A & Corporate Governance, Cybersecurity & Data Protection

  • Industries

    Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences


Henry H. JI

For private wealth practice, Henry is a go-to person and wins deep trust of his private clients. He has successfully represented dozens of UHNWIs, private banks, trust companies, insurance groups, family offices and other financial institutions to handle wealth planning and global asset protection/enforcement legal affairs, such as establishing family trust, identity planning, compliance reporting, cross-border wealth transfer and other wealth planning, protection and succession matters across multiple jurisdictions.

Henry has represented a slew of PRC and foreign listed companies and large investment funds to complete legal projects such as cross-border investment. Also, Henry is well versed in PRC general corporate legal and data privacy compliance matters for many large multinationals and PRC enterprises.

Henry is dually qualified in the PRC and New York State, USA. He has been highly recommended by top international rating agencies for private wealth management, tax and regulatory compliance.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted CHAI with its Establishment of Hainan Representative Office to Promote Global Health Development and Cooperation

  • Assisted CEPI to Establish Representative Office in Shanghai to Fight against COVID-19

Honors and Awards

Up and Coming Lawyer in Private Wealth, Chambers Greater China Region Legal Guide, 2023, 2024:

Highly Recommended in Private Wealth and Tax, The Legal 500 China Mainland, 2024

Highly Recommended in Private Wealth and Tax, The Legal 500 China Mainland, 2023

Highly Recommended in Private Wealth, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2022

The A-List 2023-24, China Business Law Journal, 2024

Rising Star in Regulatory Compliance, GRCD, 2023

Top Ten Outstanding Young Legal Professionals Prize, CLECSS, 2022

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Shanghai Bar Association, the PRC

Member, New York State Bar Association, USA

Member, Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

Affiliate, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Global Fellow, Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria

AVPN Impact Investing Fellow, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network, Singapore

Authorized Representative, one leading educational charity, Hong Kong

China Representative, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (Norway) Shanghai Representative Office(2020-2023)

Council Member, Beijing Capacity Building Assessment Center


“Exploration and Use of Arbitration in Private Wealth Management”, co-author, Arbitration and the Law, Issue 150, 2024

New Era of Wealth-Management and inheritance of family wealth - Co-authored and published by Tsinghua University Press 2023

China Charity Tax Operational Guidelines - Co-authored and published by Central University of Finance and Economics in 2021

Tax Planning Essentials for Outbound Investment by Chinese Enterprises (By-country Report) - Co-authored and published by Wolters Kluwer Netherlands and CGGT in 2018


  • Bar Admissions/Professional Qualifications

    2017 New York, USA
    2013 PRC Bar
    2011 National Information Security Engineer Certificate (National Vocational Qualification Level III)

  • Education

    LL.M, with Dean's Scholarship, International and Comparative Law, Southern Methodist University, 2010-2011
    LL.B. and B.S. (Cum Laude), Computer Science and Technology, East China University of Politics and Law, 2006-2010

  • Professional Experience

    Equity Partner, Non-equity Partner, Senior Associate, Associate, Zhong Lun Law Firm
    Associate, DLA Piper
    Tax Consultant, Deloitte

  • Languages