Areas of Practice
Mr. Mo specializes in acquisition and restructuring, securities, banking & finance and private equity investment.
Mr. Mo has extensive experience in multinational enterprises’ foreign direct investment projects and well-known domestic enterprises’ outbound investments. He has participated in and headed many establishment, reorganization, restructuring and merger, bonds issuance, assets securitization and IPO projects involving financial institutions (including State-owned commercial banks, joint-stock commercial banks, city commercial banks, rural commercial banks, trust companies, securities companies, investment fund, insurance companies, insurance assets management companies, futures companies, financial leasing companies, and etc.).
Mr. Mo is currently retained as external general legal counsel by many well known listed companies. He possesses an in-depth knowledge about the capital markets in Mainland China and Hong Kong, and has provided seamless legal advices on investment funds to corporate clients, pre-IPOs to funds, domestic and international IPOs as well as major asset restructuring and M&A for listed companies. He has also represented clients in a variety of industries such as High-tech, internet, biopharmaceuticals, education, cross-border E-commerce, mass consumption, catering, advertising, convention and exhibition, real estate and manufacturing, etc. He has significant experience in advising clients in transactions with respect to distressed assets and companies.
Mr. Mo was awarded as leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2020 and 2021. Mr. Mo has been selected as one of the Legal Talents Scheme in Foreign-related Business launched by All China Lawyers Association in 2013 and one of the Top 1000 Legal Talents in Foreign-related Business by Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China in 2018, the Leading talent of foreign-related lawyers in Guangdong Province by Guangdong Lawyers Association.
Mr. Mo joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2005.
Mr. Mo obtained his B.A. degree (international business law) from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, P.R.C., and a LL.M degree from City University of Hong Kong, majoring in international commercial law. Mr. Mo also studied at the American University Washington College of law as exchange postgraduate student for international commercial law.
Mr. Mo has been admitted to the All China Lawyer Association and CPA Australia.
Mr. Mo is proficient in English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).