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Mingxia (Grace) LIAO

Tel:+86 755 8828 6488
Fax:+86 755 8828 6499
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Ms. Liao specializes in the fields of State-owned Assets, M&A, Cross Border Investment and Finance. Ms. Liao has accumulated a vast amount of experience in her more than 25 years of practice in large domestic and international law firms.
Representative Matters
  • Representative clients in the field of State-owned Assets
  • State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality
  • Shenzhen Investment Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Qianhai Financial Holding Co., Ltd
  • Shenzhen Bay Technology Development Co., Ltd.
  • Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (initiated by Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government)
  • Southern University of Science and Technology
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Advised Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. to acquire the listed company ZTE (000063)'s asset
  • Advised Shenzhen Investment Holding Co., Ltd. to acquire the equity of Shenzhen Foreign Trade (Group) Co., Ltd., held by China Oriental Asset Management Co., Ltd. (debt-to-equity swap and repurchasing project)
  • Advised Shenzhen Urban Transport Planning and Design Research Center and Shenzhen Comprehensive Transportation Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd.  on mixed-ownership reform
  • Advised Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. to acquire the equity of Tianyin Holdings
  • Advised China Merchants Group on its acquisitions
  • Advised China Southern Power Grid Electric Vehicle Service Co., Ltd. in equity acquisition project
  • Advised Chongqing Changan Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. in joint venture project
  • Advised Shenzhen Expressway Co., Ltd (00548) in Guizhou M&A project
  • Advised listed company Huafeng Microfiber (300180) to issue shares and conduct assets reorganization and merger project
  • Advised Beijing Zhaoyi Innovation Technology Co., Ltd (603986) in its project in Shenzhen
  • Advised China Overseas Real Estate Group for the "Shenzhen Contemporary Art Museum and Urban Planning Exhibition Hall" project
  • Advised Huaqiang Group (including Huaqiang, 000062) in the restructuring project
  • Finance
  • Advised the listed rescue fund, win-win equity investment fund, which is led by Shenzhen state-owned assets
  • Advised Strategic and policy funds invested and established by the Shenzhen municipal people's government (Shenzhen Angel Guidance Fund)
  • Advised China Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. in ABS project
  • Advised Guangdong Yuecai Asset Management Co., Ltd, the professional asset management platform subordinate to Guangdong provincial people's government
  • Acted as perennial legal counsel of China Merchants Pingan AMC, the first AMC of Shenzhen, and advised it in fund, trust, bad assets acquisition and reorganization project
  • Advised Guangdong Yuecai Fund Management Co., Ltd in investment project
  • Advised China Development Bank, Pingan Bank, China Merchants Bank, Nanyang Commercial Bank and other financial institutions
  • Acted as legal counsel of China Merchants Renhe Life Insurance Co., Ltd
  • Advised Evergrande life in equity investment project
  • Acted as perennial legal counsel of Qianhai Leasing Co., Ltd
  • Acted as perennial legal counsel of Shenzhen Qianhai Shenzhen Hong Kong fund Town Development Co., Ltd
  • Cross-border Investment & Finance
  • Advised Swissport International Ltd in investment in China
  • Advised Nortek Security & Control in investment in China
  • Advised LJ INTERNATIONAL INC in the investment in China
  • Advised Shenzhen Antaike Building Technology Co., Ltd in M&A project in France
  • Acted as perennial legal counsel of Shenzhen Investment International Capital Holdings Co., Ltd (Silicon Valley)
  • Advised Shenzhen Jian'an (Group) Co., Ltd. in the investment in Vietnam
  • Advised Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. in establish the first Bayern (Shenzhen) football school with Bayern Munich Football Club
  • Advised a leading mobile payment service provider in investment around the world
  • Advised clients from LIAU HO & CHAN SOLICITORS & NOTARIES in investment in China
Education Background
  • Southwest University of Political Science & Law, Bachelor of Law (1989)
  • Southwest University of Political Science & Law, Bachelor of Law , Master of Law(1992)
  • Washington College of Law, American University, Master of Laws in International Commercial Law(2005)
Professional Qualifications
  • Bar admission in P.R. China
Professional Background
  • Ms. Liao went to study in Canada and the USA and had work experience in an international law firm. She is the co-head of Cross-Border Transaction Committee and DeHeng's Banking & Finance Practice Group and has served as managing partner of DeHeng Law Offices (Shenzhen) for many years.
Recognitions and Affiliations
  • "Lawyers in the National List of Top 1,000 International Lawyers in China" published by Ministry of Justice of PRC
  • Leading lawyers specializing in foreign-related matters in Guangdong Province
  • Leading lawyers specializing in foreign-related matters in Shenzhen
  • Arbitrator of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration(also known as South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, SCIA)
  • Professional Judge of the M&A Competition of China M&A Association
  • President of Shenzhen Southwest University of Political Science and Law Alumni Association
  • Director of Shenzhen public welfare academic forum "Gele Mountain Lecture Hall"
Selected Publications
  • Books
  • Being a Lawyer from Scratch, China Legal System Publishing House (2017)
  • So Said the Barrister, Law Press China (2018)
  • The Breach of Law and Discipline in the Official Activities - The Limits and Punishment of Crimes and Non-Crimes, Chinese People's Public Security University Press (1998)
  • Articles
  • "Thinking on Rescue Fund of Listed Companies"
  • "On the Representative Litigation System"
  • "On the Agency System"
  • "On the Merger of Enterprises"
  • "Discussion on Several Issues of the Civil Procedure Law"
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