Hua Li is a Beijing-based partner in our Global Corporate Practice, with a focus on foreign investment law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, antitrust law and outbound investments.
She worked at the former Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (now Ministry of Commerce) in Beijing before becoming Vice-Director of Foreign Trade at the former State Commission for Economy and Trade (SETC), where she became well-versed in WTO-related legal issues and trade defense proceedings, such as anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard procedures.
She has a thorough knowledge of Chinese law and governmental relations that proves valuable for foreign invested companies in the PRC. Hua is a specialist in anti-monopoly laws and has assisted more than 20 multinational companies in the PRC procedure of notification of anti-monopoly. She is listed as one of the leading Competition and Antitrust lawyers in China by Chambers Asia 2009, 2010 and 2011 and as one of the leading WTO/International Trade lawyers by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2009.
She has also assisted a number of Chinese SOEs and private companies in their outbound investments.
Hua is an arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC).
Antitrust & Competition