Lucy Lu

LU, Lucy (Huiwen)

Areas of practice

Ms. Lucy Lu specializes in labor and employment, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate matters.

She has extensive experience in labor matters. Her experience includes: reviewing and drafting labor contracts, offer letters, and other employment-related agreements, employee handbooks, internal rules and policies, conducting labor due diligence investigations, providing legal opinions for the establishment, modification and termination of employment, and advising on employment arrangements for merger and acquisition transactions.

Ms. Lu has represented many domestic and foreign corporations on their investments in China. She has participated in a large number of investments, restructurings and mergers and acquisitions on behalf of many multinational and medium-sized foreign enterprises. Her services cover due diligence investigations, project structuring, document drafting and review, negotiations, issuing legal advice, and communicating with relevant government authorities on behalf of clients.

Ms. Lu assists investors and banks in their non-performing assets disposals. She offers services such as due diligence review, document preparation, and participation in negotiations.

Ms. Lu has been ranked as a “Leading Individual” by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide for consecutive years in labor law. Ms. Lucy Lu has been ranked as one of the Leading Individuals by Asialaw in its 2016 Asia Pacific rankings. In 2016, based on the votes and recommendations of hundreds of in-house counsels, Ms. Lu has been commended as “In-House Community External Counsel of the Year” by one of the most well-known legal media in Asia, In-House Community.Ms. Lu was enlisted as a legal expert in labour, employment & benefits by Who's Who Legal, a well-known legal research institution.

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Work experience

Ms. Lucy Lu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2001. Before joining our firm, she worked with the Suzhou Justice Bureau and Suzhou Gucheng Law Firm.

She obtained her LL.B. from the Law School of Nanjing University, and her LL.M. from the University of London. She was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 1994. Ms. Lu is proficient in Chinese and English.

Legal insights

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (“MOHRSS”) and the Supreme People’s Court jointly published the first batch of typical cases of labor and personnel disputes on July 10.

27 September 2020

Hey guys, is it ok to work until four in the morning without any overtime payment?

24 May 2018

The “Two-in-One License” reform realizes the unified management of foreigner’s employment in China.

26 May 2017

We recommend several tricks to employers for dealing with such occasions.

17 April 2017

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