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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

5TH FLOOR, THE CENTRE, 989 CHANGLE ROAD, SHANGHAI 200031, CHINA
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Work 0086 21 8022 8588
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Fax 0086 21 8022 8599
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www.morganlewis.com

China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: foreign firms
Corporate and M&A: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has expertise in domestic and cross-border deals, and the practice has a strong track record in transactions involving public companies; it also advises on strategic transactions in the private sector, including acting for family shareholders and private equity investors. Shanghai M&A leader Mitch Dudek and Todd Liao acted for Laureate Education in the sale of its majority interest in Hunan International Economics University to China YuHua Education Corporation. Other key advisers are Alex Wang, Ning Zhang and Hong Kong M&A leader Maurice Hoo. Eddie Hsu joined EF Education First as senior vice president and general counsel.

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China: Labour and employment

Labour and employment: foreign firms
Labour and employment: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is well known for its work in employee investigations and complex termination mandates. The department is headed by Lesli Ligorner, who is highly regarded by clients and peers alike. Among the team's recent highlights, Ligorner assisted a global trade organisation with the dismissal of three employees, who had mismanaged the client's Shanghai location for over a decade, and, separately, assisted with the termination of an employee, who had taken a large amount of confidential and proprietary company information. The practice head has also been involved in a number of management terminations arising from sexual misconduct allegations. Additional contacts include Todd Liao, who advises clients on employment contracts and various employee agreements, and Dora Wang, who has experience in employment disputes and is often instructed to advise on compliance matters.

Leading individuals

Lesli Ligorner - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms
Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP advises on domestic and cross-border deals and handles transactions involving public companies; the practice also advises on strategic transactions in the private sector, including acting for private equity investors and family shareholders. It advised Warburg Pincus on the sale of Mobike, the smart bike-sharing platform, to Meituan-Dianping. The key contacts are Ning Zhang, who divides his time between Hong Kong and Beijing; and Hong Kong-based Maurice Hoo and Edwin Luk.

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China: Regulatory/compliance

Regulatory/compliance: foreign firms
Regulatory/compliance: foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

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