Xiong Jin


Areas of practice

Jin specialises in cross-border M&As and project investment, with substantial experience in China outbound investment.

Qualified in China and Australia, Jin has extensive commercial experiences from working in Australia, China and Hong Kong.

Jin represented many well-known state-owned and private Chinese companies for their cross-border acquisitions and investments in many jurisdictions, including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar, Malta, Montenegro, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Austria, Czech Slovakia, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, involving private M&As, public takeovers, project development (joint ventures and strategic alliance), advisory work, and general commercial arrangements (including offstake, supply and distribution arrangements, and consortium arrangements).

Jin is a native speaker of Mandarin, with substantial experience in managing English-Chinese documentation and assisting clients on bilingual negotiations in complex legal and commercial context.

Jin was nominated as one of "Client Choice – Top 20 Lawyers in China" by ALB (Asian Legal Business) in 2012, "Energy & Resources – Leading Individuals (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 to 2016)", and "Leading Individuals and highly recommended lawyer– M&As (2014 and 2016 respectively)" and “Leading Individuals- Projects & Energy (2015 and 2016)” by legal 500.

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Work experience

Jin joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2011. Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, Jin worked for well-known Australian law firms in their Melbourne offices and Beijing offices for many years.

Jin obtained his J.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia and his LL.B. from People's University of China.

Jin is a native Chinese speaker and proficient in English.


Legal insights

India is expected to become the third largest renewable energy market by 2040.

18 May 2017

NDRC proposes to further simplify Chinese outbound investment regulatory regime, this article summarizes major changes to the “road-pass” regime.

15 April 2016

KWM China Partner, Jin Xiong, talks to us about emerging trends with capital outflows, bidder and consortium arrangements and Chinese outbound investment.

19 November 2015

A package of reforms to Australia’s foreign investment framework is set to be introduced on 1 December 2015.

03 November 2015

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