Practice Areas

Li Zhu is a partner of Global Law office specialized in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate investment and acquisitions and the relevant commercial dispute resolutions. Li Zhu’s expertise covers various industries including finance, automobile, energy, real estate, mineral resources, high technology, international trade, etc. Li Zhu has been awarded as recommended lawyers/next generation partner by The Legal 500 in the area of banking and finance and Notable Practitioner by IFLR1000 in the area of debt capital market.

 

In the area of banking and finance, Li Zhu has represented most of the major PRC and international banks, including providing legal services in syndicated loans, project financing, structured trade financing, vessel and aircraft financing, export credit loans and financial derivatives. She has acted for a number of financing projects which are awarded by authoritative industrial journals as the annual deals (such as the financing work in ChemChina's acquisition of Syngenta, privatisation financing of Feihe Dairy).

 

Li Zhu assisted a lot of PRC and international issuers in their issuance of bonds in the PRC (including panda bonds, inter-bank market bonds and exchange-traded bonds) and outside of the PRC (including in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, London and Frankfurt). These include a number of “first deals” in the relevant area (including the first Dim Sum Bonds issued by PRC companies in HK, and the Panda Bonds issued by Daimler, HSBC, Republic of Korea, Province of British Columbia, IBRD, etc.).

 

In the area of corporate investment and acquisitions, Li Zhu has provided legal supports to a number of offshore listed company and investment fund’s greenfield projects and acquisitions in the PRC. Li Zhu also provides legal services to Chinese SOEs, banks and investment funds for their overseas investment and financing projects in Asia, Europe and Africa.

Work Experience

Li Zhu Joined Global Law Office in 2009

Admission

Admitted in the PRC

Education

Renmin University of China, Master of International Law

Renmin University of China, Bachelor of Literature

Awards

The Legal 500: 2018 - 2021, Banking and Finance, Recommended Lawyer/Next Generation Partner

IFLR1000: 2020 and 2021, Debt Capital Market, Notable Practitioner

Associations and Memberships

The Member of Research Committee of Belt and Road Initiative in Beijing Bar Association

Languages
Chinese,English,German