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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

How EasyMile is tackling the under-30mph market and the impact of the pandemic on the autonomous vehicle industry

Publications: 30 OCTOBER 2020

Propel - Allen & Overy's self-driving car podcast

New York partner Paul Keller hosts a podcast series that focuses on the world of autonomous vehicles. Join Paul as he speaks with knowledgeable figures in the industry about self-driving cars and the…

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How EasyMile is tackling the under-30mph market and the impact of the pandemic on the autonomous vehicle industry

Publications: 30 OCTOBER 2020

Podcast: The “seeing” and “thinking” of self-driving cars

Light Detection and Ranging sensors (“LiDAR”) provide a form of “sight” to AVs that generate massive amounts of data these vehicles can use to “think” about their driving.

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Publications: 30 OCTOBER 2020

UK Government response to the consultation on corporate transparency and PSC register reform

The UK Government has published proposals to increase the transparency of UK corporate entities, including companies and limited partnerships, and enhance the role of Companies House.

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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