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Shihui Partners

Regional coverage: Other notable firms in Beijing Tier 1

Shihui Partners is a boutique focusing on the e-commerce and internet sector, where it provides clients with advice on investment and financing, capital markets and M&A. In 2018, the team has attracted talent from a number of larger national firms, including private equity investment specialist Darren Liang who joined from Han Kun Law Offices and capital markets expert Steven Zhao, who arrived from Fangda Partners. Other key lawyers include founding partner George Niu, securities and capital markets team leader Miranda Jiang and Vicky Gong, who heads the wealth management team.

Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 3

Shihui Partners acts for general partners for the fund formation and assists limited partners in their FOF investment. Besides its steady flow of RMB fund formation mandates, recent caseload saw an increasing instruction in advising domestic private equity and venture capital institutions on the formation of their overseas US funds. George NiuHilda Li and Steven Zhao highly recommended.

Key clients

ABC Investment

ABC Capital

Aqua Ventures

JD Group

Donghe Capital

Private equity: PRC firms Tier 3

Private equity and venture capital boutique firm Shihui Partners strengthened its position in the market with the hire of Steven Zhao and Darren Liang from Fangda Partners and Han Kun Law Offices respectively, followed by the hire of two senior associates. The team is particularly active in the technology space and has seen an increasing caseload in advising red-chip companies' return to the PRC market. Demonstrating this, George Niu and Vicky Gong advised JD Group on the restructuring and $1bn Series A financing of JD Healthcare, and acted for JD Logistics on its $2.5bn Series A financing from a large consortium of investors, including Hillhouse Capital, Sequoia China, China Merchants Group, Tencent, China Life among others. Miranda Jiang counts many start-ups as her major clients and is recommended alongside Hilda Li and Zan Zhu who was promoted to the partnership in 2018.

Key clients

JD Group

now JD Digital

IDG Capitcal


China Renaissance New Economy Fund




ABC Capital

Huaxing New Economic Fund

Huaxing Medical Industry Fund

Ameba Capital

Zhuo Li Capital

Baidu Ventures

Sequoia Capital

Harvest Capital

The firm

Established in February 2016. Shihui is dedicated to legal services on the new economic areas, in projects of Investment and Financing (VC & PE), Capital Markets, M&A, Investment Funds and Wealth Management, etc. Shihui provides practical solutions tailored to the diversified demands of clients so as to assist the clients to achieve their commercial and legal objectives. The partners of Shihui are mostly senior experts in their respective areas. All the Shihui lawyers are graduates from famous law schools of China, the US or the UK. Shihui’s clients include the most promising start-ups, leading internet companies (such as, JD Logistics, JD Digital, Lexin, Liepin, Pintec and TuanChe) and top investment funds.

Areas of practice


Shihui provides legal services to enterprises from the starting-up stage to pre-IPO financing and also provides first-grade venture capital and private equity funds from China and abroad with legal services on their investment deals.

Investment Funds

Shihui is able to accurately grasp clients’ interests and demands in the establishment of funds and provide diversified solutions accordingly. It provides many first-grade funds from China and abroad with legal services on the establishment and domestic registration of funds.

Capital Markets, M&A

Based on its proficiency in the laws and regulations, as well as its keen understanding of the frontier of capital markets, Shihui is good at providing the enterprises with legal services on establishing and dismantling of VIE structures, IPOs on domestic and global stock exchanges as well as the post-IPO financing. Shihui is very skilful at handling complicated M&A projects (both domestic and cross-border projects) and has a thorough understanding of issues like market access, corporate governance, tax planning foreign exchange, etc., involved in M&A projects.

Wealth Management & Private Clients

Shihui provides high-net-worth individuals with legal services on wealth management, including establishment of trusts and wealth inheritance arrangements, so as to effectively avoid the legal risks.

Department Name Email Telephone
TMT George Niu 8610 8514 7407
Securities & Capital Markets Miranda Jiang 8610 8514 7533
Private Equity & Venture Capital Hilda Li 8610 8514 7525
Investment Funds Steven Zhao 8610 8514 7599
Wealth Management & Private Client Vicky Gong 8610 8514 7577
Banking & Finance Darren Liang 8610 8514 7588
Healthcare & Life Sciences Zan Zhu 8610 8514 7504
Education Eileen Yang 8610 8514 7566
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr George Niu  photo Mr George Niu
Number of lawyers : 40