Mr. Liu began legal practice in 1989, and his areas of specialty include Banking and Finance and M&A. He is also highly regarded for his outstanding performance in the area of financial services.
Mr. Liu has actively represented a number of international and domestic banks and has been involved in the structuring, negotiating, preparing of documents and rendering of legal opinions in many projects, including in the industries of petrochemical, semiconductor, steel, automobile, power, water, and toll roads.
In recent years, Mr. Liu has also represented foreign banks and other financial institutions in their investments and strategic cooperation with PRC banks, fund joint ventures, finance companies and other financial institutions. Mr. Liu represents multinational corporations in their entry into China’s market by establishing presence, conducting mergers and acquisitions and advising state owned enterprises and other domestic companies in their cooperation with foreign investors. He also represents Chinese companies on outbound investments and M&A.
Elite Practitioner of Banking listed by Asialaw Profile in 2022
Eminent Practitioner of Banking listed by Chamber Asia-Pacific & Chambers Global in 2021
IFLR Asia Best Lawyers 2021 and Highly Regarded Lawyer of Banking listed by IFLR in 2022
Recommended Lawyer of Banking listed by The Legal 500 in 2021
Top-ranking M&A and Governance Lawyer listed by Who’s Who Legal
Lawyer of M&A and Banking listed by Asia Law & Practice in 2019
Dealmaker of the Year 2014 listed by China Law & Practice
Dealmaker of the Year 2008 listed by Asian Legal Business
One of Top 10 Shanghai Leading Non-litigation Lawyers listed by the Shanghai Bar Association in 2004
Legal Personality of the Year 2003 listed by Asian Legal Business
LL.B., East China University of Political Science and Law
LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law
Vice-chair of the Asia Pacific Forum
Special Dean of the Lawyer College of East China University of Politics and Law
Arbitrator at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the Shanghai International Arbitration Commission, and Shanghai Arbitration Commission
Outside director of Bailian Group Co., Ltd.
Fluent in English and Mandarin