Ju (Lindsay) Zhu focuses her practice on cross-border commercial transactions including strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture investments. She has experience advising and assisting clients in the telecom, technology and real estate industries.

    Lindsay was highly recommended by a client in the 2006-07 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

    She is co-author of “The Amended Law to the Company Law of the People’s Republic of China: Encouraging Foreign Investment, Strengthening Shareholder Protections,” published in the Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal (Spring 2006, Vol. 1, Issue 2) and Part V: The Primary Types of Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions in China, Cross-Border M&A in China, Law and Practice, LexisNexis 2010.
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    • Representing a Fortune 50 multinational company in the consumer products industry in four strategic acquisitions involving state-owned enterprises.
    • Representing a Sweden-based public company in a global strategic asset acquisition of a Taiwan-based public company involving advising and negotiating the PRC portion of the transaction as well as coordinating legal counsel and closing the acquisition in three other jurisdictions.
    • Representing a Japan-based international fund with respect to restructuring and preferred stock investments into a Shanghai-based e-commerce operator.
    • Representing an Australia-based world-leading agrochemical company in co-investing with a US-based private equity fund of a China-based agrochemical company.
    • Counseling one of the world’s leading manufacturers in all the PRC legal aspects of the relocating of a global procurement center to China from Singapore, a transaction valued at more than US$25 billion and requiring extensive analysis of foreign exchange, PRC tax and related issues, and negotiations with government authorities.
    • Representing a global, South America-based valuable metal mining and processing company in forming a strategic partnership with China’s largest industry player including 50% acquisition of a state-owned enterprise.
    • Advising various Japan-based companies on China’s encryption regulations.

    Education

    • East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.M., 2005
    • City University of Hong Kong, LL.M., with distinction, 2004
    • Illinois Institute of Technology, LL.M., with honors, 2003
    • East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.B., with highest honors, 2001

    Admissions

    • New York, 2004
    • People's Republic of China, 2002

    Languages

    • Chinese (Cantonese)
    • Chinese (Mandarin, also known as Putonghua)
    • Chinese (Shanghainese)
    • English

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