Harry Du

杜慧力

Areas of Practice

Mr. Harry Du specializes in M&A, project finance and foreign direct investment, with a unique focus on commercial real estate and infrastructure.

Mr. Du has represented global investment banks, large multinational retailers, and various domestic and international companies on matters such as establishing investment vehicles, development and investment in real estate and infrastructure projects. He has also represented many companies in the hotel industry during negotiations, and advised international hotel management companies on their operations in China.

With market leading experience and well known expertise on real estate and infrastructure issues, Mr. Du has participated in the development, construction, management, leasing and financing of numerous high profile projects.

Mr. Harry Du has been recognized by many media as the excellent legal practitioners in the past years.  Mr. Du has been ranked as a “Leading Individual” by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide for consecutive years in real estate and construction. In 2015, Mr. Du has been ranked as one of the Leading Individuals in the field of corporate and M&A in China by Legal 500 in its 2016 Asia Pacific rankings.

Work Experience

Mr. Du joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1994. Prior to this, he worked for the Guangzhou Office of American Woolworth Overseas Corporation, and Dacheng Law Office in Beijing.

Mr. Du earned his LL.M. from law school of UCLA and his LL.B from the China University of Political Science and Law. He was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 1988.

He is proficient in English and Chinese.

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