Head, China Practice

Xuhua is Head of our Firm’s China Practice. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border investments and private equity transactions. He has advised both Chinese and international clients on numerous investment transactions involving China, both inbound and outbound, across various sectors including financial services, real estate, construction, TMT, manufacturing, infrastructure, logistics, power and energy, etc.

With 30 years of experience in corporate and commercial practice, Xuhua has been based in Beijing, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore in the course of his legal career. Prior to joining Allen & Gledhill, Xuhua was a partner at one of the world’s largest international law firms for 14 years. He has been cited as a top Chinese lawyer or a leading China practitioner in the areas of M&A and private equity by notable legal publications. Chambers has described Xuhua as “praised for his expertise in private equity transactions and foreign direct investments.”

Xuhua received his LL.B. from China Renmin University in Beijing and his LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law in New York. He is a native Mandarin speaker and is also fluent in English and Cantonese.