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Ms. Xu Ping is a senior partner and the head of 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.
In 2014 and 2016, Ms. Xu was awarded as the Dealmaker of the Year (China) by ALB. She is widely recognized as a leading Corporate /M&A lawyer in China by the legal community, her recent awards and recognition include: in 2017, she was awarded as “Top Ten M&A lawyer in China” by ALB, in 2015-2017, she is ranked as Band 1 Corporate / M&A lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific; she is also recognized as M&A leading lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific from 2012-2014；in 2015 enlisted in “ALB China Power List” by ALB; she is also recognized as M&A leading lawyer by IFLR from 2013-2017 andLegal 500 from 2013-2015.
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.