Professional Experience

Yueping Zhong is a partner at the Beijing Office of Merits & Tree Law Offices. Prior to joining Merits & Tree, Ms. Zhong worked in Han Kun Law Offices, Herbert Smith Freehills and Fangda Partners.

Ms. Zhong specializes in legal services for PE/VC, M&A, and License in/out. In the past over a decade of practice, she has been focusing on the industry of life science and new technologies. In the sector of PE/VC, Ms. Zhong has acted for institutional investors, start-up companies, and industry-leading enterprises, where she participates in some high-profile deals. In the sector of license in/out, with profound knowledge of life science industry, as an industry with high threshold, long life cycle, regulation-driven and global footprint, Ms. Zhong excels in providing one-stop legal services to protect clients’ interests and resolve transactional complication.


Honors & Awards

The Special Recommended Lawyer in Private Equity by The Legal 500 in its Asia Pacific rankings

The Special Recommended Lawyer of Top 15 Lawyers in Life Science in China by the Legal Band



LL.B., China University of Political Science and Law

LL.M., Boston University



Ms. Zhong has been admitted to practice in the People's Republic of China.

Ms. Zhong has been admitted to practice in the State of New York.


Working Language

Chinese, English and Cantonese.

Representative Cases

Relevant partners

Hongbin Zhou