Jingyuan Shi

Partner

Hong Kong | Beijing | Shenzhen

T +852 2583 8346 (Hong Kong)
T +86 755 8656 7720 (Shenzhen)

M +852 6398 6411 (Hong Kong)
M +86 156 2502 1775 (Shenzhen)

jingyuan.shi@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Jingyuan is the key contact for our Shenzhen office, and a partner responsible for our TMT practice in Greater China region. She is a PRC qualified lawyer and a practising solicitor in England and Wales.

She focuses her practice in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sector. She has in-depth knowledge of the TMT industry from various perspectives, primarily advising on all sorts of corporate and commercial transactions, data compliance issues and general regulatory matters. She is well-experienced in cross-border work, start-ups financing, regulatory compliance (including competition work), as well as intellectual property matters. Jingyuan works mainly for international and Chinese TMT and FinTech companies. Her clients include tech giants, telecommunication companies, media and entertainment conglomerates and strategic and financial investors in the TMT industry. She has been based in Shanghai, Beijing, London, Hong Kong and Shenzhen for her practice.

Jingyuan is regularly invited to speak at industrial events. She is also a regular contributor to elexica, the official Simmons & Simmons WeChat account and for the China chapters of Getting the Deal Through for Fintech and TMT.

Ranked and quoted by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia for 2017, 2018 and 2019, clients have quoted Jingyuan as being “well versed in assisting tech start-ups with early stage investments”, “knows the business very well and has a wealth of experience; offers very clear and well thought out advice; super smart, and totally proactive."

Jingyuan holds an LLB from Fudan University and an LLM (IP and IT law) from London School of Economics (Distinction).