LEAF expands its M&A team

18 December 2018

Leaf is pleased to announce that Peggy Wu, Jane Zhu, and Tong Liu have recently joined the firm.

Ms. Wu joins the firm as Of – Counsel. She will concentrate her practice in M&A and Private Equity.
Prior to joining Leaf, Ms. Wu worked as a senior lawyer at Dentons Law Offices in Shanghai and Bao Rui Legal for many years.
During her career, Ms. Wu has gained strong experience on acquisition deals including several anti-trust cases on China market.
A testament to a decade of impressive work in Dispute Settlement, Ms. Wu is a member of the Commerce Dispute Settlement Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association.

Jane Zhu recently joined the firm as well as a new associate. She holds a Bachelor in Law degree from a top law school in China. Ms. Zhu has almost eight years of working experience with a focus on general corporate law, M&A, FDI, and compliance law. Her past roles show her international employment background. She has worked for several international law firms including UK-based firms Simmons & Simmons and Stephenson Harwood.

Liu Tong just joined the firm as a junior associate. She very recently graduated from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in China and holds her Chinese bar since 2014.

Founded in 2012, Leaf is a vibrant boutique law firm specializing in operations in China. The firm is composed of Chinese and internationally qualified attorneys. Leaf law firm has been approved by the Ministry of Justice in China and works with an international network of trusted partners.

The firm works as a bicultural team to provide efficient solutions that navigate complex legal environments around the world. Leaf is rapidly expanding. Its new hires demonstrate the firm’s desire to strengthen an already capable M&A department, composed of Chinese experts with international focus.
Leaf’s strengths in M&A were recognized when it won the M&A Cross-Border Transactions “Firm of the Year” award for the PRC and the “Valuable Practice in M&A” distinction in the International Firms Ranking by Leaders League in 2018.