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SUN Wenjie

  • Position:Managing Partner
  • Edu:LL.M.
  • Email: sunwenjie@grandall.com.cn
  • Address:Beijing
  • Tel:(+86)(10) 6589 0699 ext 611 D: (+86)(10) 6589 0611 / 6517 5529
  • Fax: (+86)(10) 6589 0799 / 6517 6800 / 6517 6801
Practice Areas

  • Dispute Resolution, Arbitration & Litigation
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Tax & Trusts
  • Corporate, M&A & Restructuring
  • Real Estate & Construction

Professional experience

  • Mr. Sun is one of the pioneer batches of lawyers admitted to start his own private practice in the early 90s’. Wenjie emerged top at the National Lawyer’ Qualification Examination with the highest score out of the 1200 from Qingdao in October 1990; although having his own practice, he continues to provide professional training course on a part-time basis to ‘aspiring lawyers” in preparation of the Chinese Bar exams throughout 1995-1999;
  • Prior to joining Grandall Legal Group, Mr. Sun is the head of franchise and corporate practice group at Lehman, Lee & Xu, Beijing office;
  • Wenjie has wide experience in the real estate and project development practice; he is also active in advising foreign clients in their corporate venture in China;
  • Mr. Sun has successfully handled hundreds of cases involving intellectual property, trading contract disputes, reorganization of companies and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Some of his notable clients include: TCL Group Co.; Hyundai Trading Co.; Qingdao Textile Group Co., and Sino-trans Shandong Limited; Bo jangles, Corsair Yacht, Davis Derby, INSTITUTO CERVANTES, LAND ROVER, Mega-bite Singapore, Nutrition Kitchen, Dalian SongYuan Business Group, Omnilife, PALMSOURSE.COM, PEARSON, PENGUIN, Sony Entertainment, SWEDTEL, South African embassy, Spanish embassy, US embassy.

Work experience

  • Partner, Grandall Legal Group, Beijing
  • Senior Attorney-at-Law, Lehman Lee & Xu, Beijing
  • Part-time Lecturer, Qingdao Professional University, Qingdao
  • Partner, Shandong Chengyuan Law Firm, Qingdao
  • Partner, Shandong Zhongyuan Law Firm, Qingdao
  • Founding Member of a private law firm in Qingdao
  • Associate, Qingdao Municipal Lawyer’s Office, Qingdao

Education

  • University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Commercial Law, LL.M.
  • East China University of Politics and Law, LL.B.

Industry part-time

  • All China Lawyers Association, Member
  • Beijing Lawyers Association, Member
  • International Franchise Association (IFA), Member
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Member
  • China Chair Store & Franchise Association, Member

Academic achievements

  • Presenter: "To Litigate or Not", (April 4, 2008) at Beijing’s Capital Club, organized by the Benelux Chamber SME Working Group;
  • Deputy Editor: “Practical Commercial Law”
  • Author: “欧盟竞争法与商标法的冲突及权利穷竭原则”,published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences – “Intellectual Property Research” ;
  • Author: “Intellectual Property Protection – China Customs” 《中国知识产权的海关保护》, published in 《中国法律观察》, Hong Kong;
  • Author: “The Developing Franchising Market in China” – published in ;
  • Author: “Interpreting the New Enterprise Income Tax Law” – published in .

Languages

  • Chinese/English

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