Peng Ya


Areas of practice

Ms. Peng Ya specializes in litigation and arbitration. She has extensive practice experience in litigation and arbitration related to the areas of finance, corporate M&A, corporate investment, real estate projects, public infrastructure projects, etc.

Ms. Peng Ya has been focusing and studying on financial products, policies, laws and regulations for a long term, and has represented the clients in various financial disputes which were significant and complicated, and had important social impact. She has also helped many financial institutions and companies on the implementation of risk prevention and control system. In particular, she has an in-depth and systematical research and rich experience in respect of disputes regarding new financial products.

Ms. Peng Ya has years of legal service experience with respect to corporate M&A projects, and has acted for the clients in several disputes regarding corporate M&A. Ms. Peng Ya has a unique perspective and rich experience regarding the overall dispute resolution in respect of corporate M&A disputes, and she has also published relevant articles on those fields.

By virtue of the legal service experience on real estate investment and financing projects, as well as privatization of public utilities projects, Ms. Peng Ya handled a number of cases in respect of real estate projects and public infrastructure projects on behalf of clients.

In addition, Ms. Peng Ya served as and is now serving as the legal counsel for various large state-owned enterprises, foreign enterprises and private enterprises.

Ms. Peng Ya has been granted the 2015 “Rising Star of the Year: Dispute Resolution-Litigation” by China law & Practice (CLP), reflecting her outstanding performance in Dispute Resolution and Litigation.

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Work experience

Ms. Peng Ya jointed King & Wood Mallesons in 2005, and now is one of partners of the firm. Ms. Peng Ya is also a member of the Financial Derivative & Internet Finance Law Committee of the Beijing Lawyers Association.

Ms. Peng Ya obtained her M.A. from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, her Master of Law degree from Peking University Law School , and her B.A. in history from the Department of History at Peking University, and her B.A. in economics from the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) respectively. Ms. Peng Ya was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 2004.

Ms. Peng Ya is proficient in Chinese and English.


Legal insights

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