Jean-Philippe Engel - Leaf
Partner

Jean-Philippe
Engel


Position Partner
Specialties M&A, private equity, corporate law
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01. About

Jean-Philippe has studied law in France and in China and has been living and working in China for more than a decade. He has extensive experience in advising many large international corporations, mid-cap enterprises and founders, mainly on their cross border M&A operations in China with public and private Chinese players, their fundraising operations and the structuring of their operations in China and around Asia. Over the years, he has developed a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating acquisition of Chinese entities, Joint Ventures, as well as advising start-ups on their Private Equity financing rounds. He has advised clients across a broad range of industry sectors including: aerospace; automotive; chemical; medical device; pharmaceutical; retail; exhibition; food and beverage; digital media; video games publishing; and e-commerce.
Jean-Philippe is a business-minded lawyer and has been the trusted advisor of numerous CEO and start-up founders in China for the structuring of their operations, strategic negotiations and crisis situations.


02. Education

2007-2009

Aix-Marseille University

PhD in Taxation Law

2007-2008

City University of Hong Kong LL.M, Chinese Law

L.LM in Chinese Law

2005-2007

Aix-Marseille University

Master in Business Tax Law


03. Licenses & Certifications

2009

Ecole de Formation du Barreau

Paris Bar / CAPA

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