Richard Li
PartnerBeijing Head Office

Mr. Li mainly specializes in the areas of Human Resources and Labor and Integrity and Compliance within the enterprise.


Mr. Li has focused on human resource management consulting and legal practice and research for 20 years. He has ample experience in labor and employment issues, human resource management consulting, corporate compliance, dispute resolution, etc. Meanwhile, he specializes in solving human resources legal problems creatively and systematically from a management perspective, combining the characteristics of different industries. His team handles hundreds of difficult and complex labor disputes, including executive disputes, competition restriction disputes, and assists more than 10 companies each year in completing mergers and acquisitions, dissolution and liquidation, organizational structure adjustment involving personnel placement, reduction, optimization and integration of program design implementation, as well as flexible employment program design implementation, company compliance system construction, etc. Besides, he has served as legal counsel, consultant and training instructor for more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. Since 2006, he has participated in the legislation of important laws and regulations such as the Labor Contract Law, the Social Insurance Law and the Interim Provisions on Labor Dispatch, and has provided relevant advice, opinions and suggestions on behalf of foreign-funded enterprises and the human resources service industry.



  • Enterprise Human Resource Management and Practice, China Renmin University Press.
  • Ingenuity: A Handbook of Outstanding Labor Law Lawyers, China Legal Publishing House.


Professional Activities

  • Served as the planner and guest speaker of the "Rhythm China" national public welfare law promotion tour organized by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and FESCO from 2010 to 2019. The event covers 30 first- and second-tier cities in China. The themes include human resource management, personnel optimization, flexible employment, labor dispatch, human resource outsourcing, labor risk management, social security system reform, and human resource compliance. During the event, we shared more than 200 sessions and trained more than 50,000 HR and legal practitioners.
  • Served as a part-time tutor for graduate students of the China Institute of Labor Relations, and has been invited as a guest speaker many times to participate in various academic seminars and practical forums at home and abroad.


Representative Works

Organizational structure adjustment and personnel optimization and integration of the company's closure and relocation

  • In 2010, a well-known state-owned company’s placement project concerning more than 200 employees owing to closed business.
  • In 2011, a Fortune 500 foreign-funded pharmaceutical company M&A and reorganization of 3 cities organization structure and personnel reorganization project.
  • In 2012, a Fortune 500 foreign-funded home improvement company’s layoff projects concerning 300 employees in 4 cities.
  • In 2013, a Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company's business reorganization project concerning more than 100 employees in Hefei. 
  • In 2014, a well-known foreign company's 8 branches in 8 cities relocation employee placement project.
  • In 2015, a fortune 500 electronic technology company’s layoff placement projects concerning more than 800 employees in Beijing.
  • In 2016, a well-known foreign-owned machinery company’s employee placement projects concerning more than 100 employees owing to Jinan Branch closed.
  • In 2017, a Fortune 500 company’s real estate department adjusted staff placement project.
  • In 2018, a Fortune 500 automobile company optimized business placement project concerning more than 100 employees in 30 cities.
  • In 2019, a well-known communication equipment company's domestic factory’s layoff placement project concerning more than 1500 employees.
  • In 2020, a Fortune 500 manufacturing company’s employee placement project owing to its M&A.


Flexible employment

  • In 2007, a Fortune 500 company dispatched and employed a full-process management project.
  • In 2012, a well-known foreign company’s labor dispatch staff transfer service outsourcing project concerning more than 2,000 employees.
  • In 2015, a well-known Internet company's research, demonstration and implementation of flexible employment projects.
  • In 2019, a well-known company’s flexible employment project of newly hired sales personnel through the platform.
  • In 2020, a Fortune 500 company’s labor dispatch and service outsourcing risk management project.


Human Resource Management Consulting and Compliance

  • In 2010, a telecom operator manpower resource management consulting project.
  • In 2015, a well-known cultural company human resource management consulting project.
  • In 2018, a well-known real estate company's human resource management consulting project.
  • In 2020, a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical foreign company’s human resources compliance audit and consulting project.
Working Experience and Education Background

Mr. Li is currently a partner of JunZeJun Law Offices. Before that, Mr. Li worked for FESCO, a leading company in the human resources service industry, as the general manager for a long time, and was hired as a second-level legal adviser of the SASAC.


Mr. Li graduated from Renmin University of China with Master's degree.

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Labor and Social Security Law Professional Committee of the National Lawyers Association.
  • Deputy Secretary-General of the Rights Protection Committee of the China Enterprise Confederation.
  • Member of the Expert Group of the National Enterprise Compliance Committee.
  • Standing director of Beijing Labor and Social Security Law Society.
  • External director of Qingdao SASAC
  • Arbitrator of the International Arbitration Court of Ganjiang New Area.


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