Capital markets; Corporate & commercial; M&A; Private equity, venture capital & funds
As Beijing Grandway Law Offices’ chief partner, Zhang Liguo is a well-known legal expert in China’s securities and capital markets. He is a member of the First Listing Committee of the Shanghai Stock Exchange START Market, an expert consultant of the asset-securitisation committee of the Asset Management Association of China, a member of the Council of the National Fund for Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, sits on the 11th Beijing Lawyers Association board of supervisors, is a director of the board of supervisors of the Beijing Dongcheng District Lawyers Association, CPC deputy secretary of the Beijing Dongcheng District Lawyers Association, and director of the Beijing Legal Aid Foundation.
As one of the first lawyers to establish law firms and obtain the professional qualification of securities legal business granted by the Ministry of Justice and the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Zhang has helped hundreds of enterprises complete various projects such as stock issuance, mergers and restructuring, additional issuance, rights issues, the establishment of securities investment funds and equity incentives over the past more than 20 years.
He has been providing all-round legal services for enterprises. In addition, Zhang is an internal audit member of several securities firms and an independent director of many companies. He has participated in drafting and revising several laws, regulations and normative documents in securities and is recognised in the industry.
His profound theoretical knowledge and rich practical experience allow him to effectively help clients deal with and solve various difficult and complex legal problems. He can also provide companies with valuable professional and practical advice on their operations and management, financial systems and development strategy, winning the trust of clients and associated organisations.