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Wan Li

Partner

Shanghai
Direct: +86 21 2221 0688
Fax: +86 21 2221 0601
Hong Kong
Direct: +852 2168 0640
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Wan Li is a partner in the Shanghai office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and one of the founding partners of Wong, Wan & Partners, a firm of Hong Kong solicitors in Association with Seyfarth Shaw. Mr. Wan has over 20 years of experience in China-related matters advising a diverse range of clients in employment, mergers and acquisitions (corporate and cross-border), private equity and corporate matters including restructuring. He has a broad practice focused on foreign direct investments into China and representing Chinese companies in relation to multinational transactions including acquisition of equity and assets of telecommunication, internet, high-tech, energy and resources, medicine and dairy products companies.

He has been acknowledged as a leading lawyer in China in the M&A practice by IFLR for five consecutive years (2010-2015), a leading lawyer in Greater China in the category of ‘Energy and Natural Resources’ by Chambers Asia (2010-2014), and Chambers Global (2011-2014), and a leading lawyer in China in the category of ‘Projects and Energy’ by Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2011-2013). Legal 500 also acknowledged him for being an “extremely active, very impressive” ‘Projects and Energy’ lawyer according to a survey of clients’ impressions conducted in 2009.

Wan Li is a partner in the Shanghai office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and one of the founding partners of Wong, Wan & Partners, a firm of Hong Kong solicitors in Association with Seyfarth Shaw. Mr. Wan has over 20 years of experience in China-related matters advising a diverse range of clients in employment, mergers and acquisitions (corporate and cross-border), private equity and corporate matters including restructuring. He has a broad practice focused on foreign direct investments into China and representing Chinese companies in relation to multinational transactions including acquisition of equity and assets of telecommunication, internet, high-tech, energy and resources, medicine and dairy products companies.

He has been acknowledged as a leading lawyer in China in the M&A practice by IFLR for five consecutive years (2010-2015), a leading lawyer in Greater China in the category of ‘Energy and Natural Resources’ by Chambers Asia (2010-2014), and Chambers Global (2011-2014), and a leading lawyer in China in the category of ‘Projects and Energy’ by Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2011-2013). Legal 500 also acknowledged him for being an “extremely active, very impressive” ‘Projects and Energy’ lawyer according to a survey of clients’ impressions conducted in 2009.

Education

  • L.L.M. in Law, The University of New South Wales, Sydney (1995)

  • Master in Law, Fudan University, Shanghai (1988)

  • B.A., East China Normal University, Shanghai (1982)

Admissions

  • China
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Australia
  • England and Wales

Publications