Professional Team

Xu Jun
Senior Partner

Email
xujun@everbrightlaw.com
Scope of Business
Mr. Xu was the head lawyer of Everbright Law Firm in real estate. Mr. Xu and his team have extensive experience in foreign real estate investment field, where they provided a full-scale legal service for the high quality residence, commercial property, office building and serviced residence.
Main Background
Mr. Xu is vice director and managing partner of Everbright Law Firm. He graduated from East China University of Politics and Law and got LL.M, EMBA of Fudan University. Mr. Xu began his practice in Everbright Law Firm in October 1996. His honesty, preciseness and hardworking makes him awarded as the excellent individual of Hongkou District.
Acting Major Cases
In foreign real estate investment area, Mr. Xu and his team have represented a number of foreign invested developers in their investment projects and disputes in China. Mr. Xu’s representative cases include,
1. The group actions, in which Mr. Xu represented the developer of “Chrysanthemum park”, “Huijing Garden”, “Yuanjing Garden”, were accepted respectively by Shanghai district courts and high court. Mr. Xu’s statement of attorney was appreciated by Shanghai High Court, and his opinions were shared in the "opinions on civil trial "launched by Shanghai High Court.
2. The tort action resulting from one famous real estate advertisement called “She Will Unveil Herself”, in which Mr. Xu represented the developer of “Jingan Square”, was reported by CCTV’s “Legal Report”.
3. The case on the real estate maintain fund of the developer of “Xinnan Garden” vs. “Xinnan Garden”’s homeowners association. Mr. Xu represented the foreign invested developer and won the appeal. In this case, the focus lied in the legislation cohesion on commercial residential property which once only could be bought by foreign investors.
4. The group actions between the developer of “Chrysanthemum Park” and 142 homeowners of “Chrysanthemum Park”. Mr. Xu represented the developer and won the lawsuit in both first and second instance. In this case, the focus lied in the land use adjustment.
5. The disputes on Qianhe Hotel’s equity transfer agreement between transferer Shanghai JiaYe Property Development Ltd. and transferee Want Want China Holdings Limited. In this case, Mr. Xu represented the transferer and won this international trade arbitration.
6. The case on the property management of the developer of “Summit Panorama” vs. “Summit Panorama”’s homeowners association. Mr. Xu represented the developer and won the lawsuit. In this case, the focus lied in which obligations the developer might have on the houses for property management use.
7. The tort action on reputation infringement in the Internet, in which Mr. Xu represented the foreign invested developer of “HK Liyuan” suing one web company. The court finally imposed an injunction on the web company and ordered it to apologize to the developer.
8. The case on land development right of one subsidiary of Shanghai Baosteel Group vs. Beijing Hualian Group. Mr. Xu represented the subsidiary of Shanghai Baosteel Group and won the appeal.
9. The claim caused by effect of deep foundation pit construction between one hospital and the foreign invested developer of “In Point Mall”, in which Mr. Xu represented the developer. The focus of this case lied in the liability for damage caused by objects.
10. The disputes on software sales contract of CapitaLand vs. IBM and its vendors. Mr. Xu represented CapitaLand and won the lawsuit.
Non-litigation Cases Represented
1. Mr. Xu once was invited by CCTV as a lecturer in the TV series named “Real Estate Guide”. He was also selected as the candidate of the first “Great Oriental Lawyer”.

2. Mr. Xu and his team’s multinational clients include Keppel Land, CapitaLand, CapitaMalls, Frasers Property and the Ascott Group, etc. He and his team have provided the legal service in investment and M&A for the projects of these famous real estate enterprises in several cities in China including Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Qingdao, Xian, Wuhan and Sanya.

3. Mr. Xu and his team have provided the legal service in project development and management for several commercial property projects including “Raffles cities”, “Capital Retail Qibao Mall”, “In Point Mall”, “Ascott the Residence”, “Somerset Serviced Residence” and “Citadines Apart Hotel” , etc.

4. Mr. Xu and his team have also provided a wide-range legal service for the high quality residence and office building including “One Park Avenue”, “Eight Park Avenue”, “Villa Riviera”, “Jingan Four Seasons”, “Songjiang Four Seasons”, “Shimao Riverside Garden”, “Shimao Lakeside Garden”, “Chrysanthemum Park”, “Huijing Garden”, “Yuanjing Garden”, “Manhattan Heights”, “La Cite”, “Oasis Riviera”, “Buckingham Villa”, “HK Liyuan”, “Jingan Square”, “Shanghai Great Garden”, “Hongfa Garden” and “Guilong Garden” , etc.

5. Mr. Xu once represented Shimao Group in the disputes on air quality of decorated unit in “Shimao Riverside Garden”, which was the first case in the limelight in China.

6. Combining Everbright Law Firm and the financing center of excellence of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, LTD, Mr. Xu built the “Everbright and Pingan legal service center”, which provided the systematic legal service for the buyers in the real estate trading and it was reported by the media including CCTV.
Client List
1. CapitaLand/ CapitaMalls
2. Keppel Land
3. Frasers Property
4. Ascott Group
5. Shimao Property
6. Baosteel Group