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Ms. Xu Ping is a senior partner, the head of corporate department and the cross-border M&A practice group of King & Wood Mallesons.
Ms. Xu has over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and financing. She has served as the leading counsel for a number of landmark cross-border M&A transactions and was instrumental in their structuring, negotiations and implementation. . Her experience covers a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, automobile, machinery, health care, energy, mining, infrastructure and financial services.
Ms. Xu is widely recognized as a leading Corporate /M&A lawyer in China by the legal community, her recent awards and recognition include: since 2015 she has been ranked as Band 1 Corporate / M&A lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific; since 2013 she has been enlisted as “Leading Lawyer” by Legal 500; since 2013 she has recognized as “Leading Lawyer for financial and corporate practice” by IFLR 1000; since 2019 she is nominated as “Acritas Star” by Acritas. In addition, In 2014 and 2016, she is awarded as the Dealmaker of the Year (China) by ALB; in 2017, she is awarded as “Top Ten M&A lawyer in China” by ALB; in 2017 she is awarded as “Outstanding Practitioner” by Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards.
Ms. Xu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2000. Before that she worked as a China legal counsel in the Shanghai and Beijing offices of a European law firm, and as an in-house counsel in a major state-owned import & export company.
Ms. Xu obtained her LLM degree from Stanford Law School, and her LLB degree from University of International Business and Economics. Ms. Xu qualifies as an attorney in the PRC and the State of New York.