Han Kun partners Shu Wang and Rong Fang selected as Women Leaders in IFLR1000's 2023 Guide

August, 2023 - Beijing, Mainland China

IFLR1000, a leading legal services publisher, has recently announced its annual guide of IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2023. Han Kun partners Shu Wang and Rong Fang are recognized in the guide. The annual guide selects honorees based upon their accomplishments, client feedback, and peer reviews, and identifies an exclusive group of female lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets and practices.

Ms. Shu Wang is a principal partner of Han Kun's banking and finance team. She provides full-scope legal services in various kinds of banking and finance deals, including private and corporate banking business, commercial loans, syndicated loans, project financing, trade financing, export credit, debt restructuring, asset-backed securitization, corporate bonds, and other structured products. Known as an aviation finance expert, Ms. Wang has advised a large number of domestic and foreign aircraft leasing companies, commercial banks and domestic airlines in their leasing and financing of aircraft and aviation equipment. Ms. Wang has been consistently honored as a leading lawyer in the fields of banking and finance and aircraft financing by Chambers and Partners, Who's Who Legal, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500, and other authoritative international legal directories.

Ms. Rong Fang's practice focuses on real estate, infrastructure, REITs, and asset-backed securitization (ABS). She has advised on many domestic and overseas REIT listings, quasi-REIT issuances, and pre-REIT transactions, many of which are notable firsts featuring groundbreaking deal structures. Ms. Fang is also an expert in the infrastructure and public-private partnership (PPP) industries, such as water services, area development, rail transit, highways, hydropower, wind power, and waste disposal. Ms. Fang was also hired by the Asian Development Bank as a legal expert on its domestic PPP policy research projects. She has also been involved with the legislative work of multiple PPP- and franchise-related policies and regulations in China. In addition, Ms. Fang provides general legal services for real estate companies and has participated in projects including land acquisition, project financing, investments, and mergers and acquisitions. She has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer in the real estate and construction fields by The Legal 500 and China Law & Practice, and was recognized as a noted practitioner in the field of financial derivatives by Chambers and Partners.

Han Kun is proud to have many leading women lawyers actively engaged in a variety of practice areas including investment and financing transactions, compliance and regulatory work, banking and finance, asset management, dispute resolution, and intellectual property. As of today, more than 40% of our partners are women. Han Kun always attaches great importance to the growth and success of women lawyers and offers full support to women lawyers throughout their career development.