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Yujing Shu

Fax +86.10.8518.9299
As one of the founding lawyers of the Beijing office, Ms. Shu’s practice covers general corporate, regulatory, foreign direct investment, labour and employment, international trade, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and anti-unfair competition, intellectual property rights, real estate and finance laws. Her clients include major multinational companies, educational institutions, foundations and non-profit organizations, as well as private equity funds. Ms. Shu has advised key players in a broad range of industries ranging from medical, pharmaceutical, finance, IT and high technology, global distribution systems, e-commerce, manufacturing, repair, graphic design, to philanthropy, education, aerospace, and real estate during the last 20 years.

Prior to receiving her juris doctor in the United States, Ms. Shu practiced general commercial law, litigation and arbitration in the People’s Republic of China, where she has been admitted to the bar since 1988. Ms. Shu is also a licensed lawyer in Washington State since 2001, and has related study and practice experiences in the UK, the United States and Hong Kong. Additionally, Ms. Shu has published widely on China law related issues, including labour and employment, merger control, QFII, and other foreign direct investment issues.

Ms. Shu was named as one of “2017 Top 100 lawyers for China practice (A-list)” published by China Business Law Journal Magazine based on extensive research covering thousands of in-house counsel in China and around the world, as well as partners at Chinese and international law firms to identify the top 100 lawyers for China practice. She was also selected and recognized in the inaugural edition of The Best Lawyers® in China for both Corporate Law and Labor & Employment Law Practice (International Firms) in 2019.
  • Advised multinational corporations on brands, trade marks licensing to China distributors;
  • Represented clients on FDI issues, including establishment or restructure of WFOEs or JVs in manufacture, software, telecommunication, e-commerce, education, franchise and new energy industries;
  • Advised multinational corporations on import/export controls and anti-counterfeiting-related matters, including importation classification, CCC exemption specimen and exportation with respect to China law;
  • Assisted multinational corporations on reorganizations, transfers of equity interests, acquisitions of assets, M&A and related matters;
  • Advised global corporations on China matters regarding corporate governance, regulatory, real estate, tax, customs, foreign exchange, employment, and employee stock plan;
  • Advised several non-profit entities and mutual funds on Qualified Foreign Investment Institution application in China, provided advice on their custodian and broker arrangements as well as various legal compliance matters in their investments in China;
  • Advised the largest private foundation on setting up representative office;
  • Advised top U.S. universities on setting up joint educational programs and institution, and provided advices with respect to campus construction and leasing;
  • Advised foreign companies on China matters regarding establishment, restructuring, winding up of joint venture companies, wholly foreign-owned enterprises and related corporate matters;
  • Advised foreign equity funds in offshore structure and investment in China;
  • Advised foreign companies on merger concentration filings;
  • Advised foreign company on WTO market entry related matters;
  • Advised foreign corporations in various commercial contract negotiations with Chinese partners