Yingchuan ZhangShanghaiMember of PRC Bar
Practices：dispute resolution, overall crisis resolution, bankruptcy liquidation and debt declaration
Areas of Practice
Yingchuan Zhang, a partner in the Dispute Resolution Department of Chance Bridge Law Firm Shanghai office, specializes primarily in dispute resolution, comprehensive crisis management, bankruptcy liquidation, and debt claims.He possesses outstanding expertise and extensive project experience in these areas. Throughout his career, he excels in providing comprehensive legal solutions to complex dispute matters while aligning with clients' ultimate business objectives.
- 2013- 2015, Lawyer, Jiangsu Yongheng Zhaohui Law Firm
- 2015-2020, Partner, Jintiancheng Law Firm (Nanjing)
- 2020-2022, Legal Director, Zhongliang Holdings Group
- 2022-2023, Legal Expert, PDD Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:PDD )
- From 2023 to Now, Partner in Chance Bridge Law Firm
- Nanjing Normal University, Bachelor of Laws
- 2013-2019: Represented a series of buy-sell contract disputes for a listed company in Nanjing (Nanjing Intermediate People's Court, Jiangsu Higher People's Court, Supreme People's Court Third Circuit Court, with a total claim amount of 10 million RMB). Successfully secured compensation for the client through compulsory execution among numerous creditors.
- 2014: Represented two purchase-sale contract disputes for a foreign-funded company (China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission), with a total claim amount exceeding 30 million RMB. Obtained a full award in favor of the client, including payment, rights protection costs, and arbitration fees.
- 2014-2016: As the defendant's representative, participated in a series of investor lawsuits against a company in Nanjing involving securities false statements (97.21% settlement rate).
- 2014-2016: Represented a series of buy-sell contract disputes for a listed company in Nanjing (Nanjing Intermediate People's Court, Jiangsu Higher People's Court, Supreme People's Court, with a cumulative claim amount of 35 million RMB). Achieved full victories in first-instance, second-instance, and retrial proceedings, and successfully enforced all bank deposits, including principal, interest, and penalties.
- 2016: Represented a financial loan contract dispute case for a company in Nanjing (approximately 60 million RMB), along with related counterclaims and construction contract disputes. Provided comprehensive legal services throughout the complex litigation process.
- 2016-2017: Represented a contract dispute over entrusted loans (18 million RMB) for a company in Nanjing. Successfully preserved over ten million RMB of receivables and all equipment in the factory. Provided legal services related to debt-to-equity swaps.
- 2016: Successfully defended a purchase-sale contract dispute case for a company in Nanjing (approximately 9 million RMB), achieving a favorable judgment in both first and second instances.
- 2016: Represented a case of unjust enrichment dispute for a company in Nanjing (approximately 30 million RMB), achieving an on-the-spot victory for the plaintiff.
- 2016-2019: Represented a series of equity transfer contract disputes for a company in Nanjing (Nanjing Yuhuatai District People's Court, Nanjing Intermediate People's Court, Jiangsu Higher People's Court, with a total claim amount of 20 million RMB). Successfully enforced the defendant's principal and interest payments.
- 2018: Represented a series of equity transfer disputes for a subsidiary of a listed company (Nanjing Intermediate People's Court, Wuxi Intermediate People's Court, with a total claim amount exceeding 500 million RMB). After intensive preparations and negotiations, achieved a comprehensive victory for the client, recovering economic losses of 300 million RMB within four months.
- 2018-2019: Represented a series of equity transfer disputes arising from a major asset reorganization for a listed company in Zhejiang (Wuxi Intermediate People's Court, Jiangsu Higher People's Court, with a claim amount of 100 million RMB). Successfully mediated and settled the cases.
Comprehensive Crisis Management - Domestic Projects
- 2014-2020: Led the handling of an investment dispute for a company, involving numerous litigation cases, as well as scheme planning and implementation, corporate bankruptcy, corporate governance, credit investigation, asset disposal, accounts receivable analysis, and criminal cases. The cases involved multiple company entities and substantial claim amounts.
- 2017-2018: Represented a series of cases involving obstruction disputes for a developer in Nanjing. Assisted in technical expert consultation and stabilization efforts, achieving a favorable first-instance judgment, and resolving disputes with more than 30 homeowners without appeal or retrial.
- 2018: Managed a series of cases resulting from equity proxy holding and capital issues, successfully regaining control of the company. These cases included representing shareholder Zhou in a case against shareholder Liu for an equity contribution dispute, representing the company in cases against Zhou and Li for damage to company interests, and representing the company in a case against Li and Zhuang for unjust enrichment. Through meticulous planning, achieved successful litigation and settlement, resulting in the transfer of all equity within the designated timeframe.
Bankruptcy Liquidation and Debt Claims
- As a creditor's lawyer, represented a company and its subsidiaries in debt claim proceedings (total claim amount exceeding 3 billion RMB).
- Assisted a listed company in Nanjing with debt claims in a bankruptcy liquidation case, involving the disposal of an entire building complex and complex issues related to retired employees.