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Ling Li

Partner

Beijing

Li Ling
Ling Li

Partner

Beijing

Ling’s corporate practice has a strong emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investment and capital markets. She has particular experience in advising Chinese companies and investment funds on outbound transactions in a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2014, Ling acted as the general counsel of a large Chinese state-owned enterprise that focuses on overseas investment. From 2003 to 2009, Ling worked with a top Wall Street law firm.

Ling was ranked as “Notable practitioner – Energy & Natural Resources” by Chambers Asia Pacific 2018. In 2011, Ling was awarded In-house Legal Award in Asia Women in Business by China Law & Practice. She was also voted as one of China’s Ten Leading In-house Legal Counsels by Asian Legal Business in 2012.

News & insights

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Publications: 05 JUNE 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: emerging data protection and cybersecurity guidance (Updated 4 June 2020)

The Covid-19 coronavirus is creating a need for organisations to process personal data, for a variety of specific purposes (including managing and protecting their workforce, customers and the…

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Publications: 05 JUNE 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions – Updated 5 June 2020

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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News: 19 MARCH 2020

A&O advises State Grid of China on 49% stake in Oman Electricity Transmission Company

Allen & Overy has advised State Grid International Development Co., Limited (SGID), the sole platform for overseas investments and operations of the State Grid Corporation of China, on its landmark…

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Publications: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: points to consider on M&A transactions

As coronavirus (Covid-19), spreads across the world, it has been widely reported that some companies are looking to suspend or terminate their contractual commitments. Factory closures, port and…

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Office

Beijing

Allen & Overy LLP Beijing Representative Office (UK)
46th Floor China World Tower A, No. 1 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue Beijing
Beijing
100004

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the New York bar, 2004

Academic

JSD Candidate, Stanford Law School, 2001-2003

JSM, Stanford Law School, 2001

Postgraduate Diploma in Common Law, Hong Kong University, 2000

LLM, Beijing University School of Law, 1999

LLB, Beijing University School of Law, 1997