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Cheng Li is the Managing Partner of Global Law Office’s Shenzhen office and specialized in capital markets, M&A and PE/VC.


During the past years of practice in law firms, Mr. Li has accumulated extensive professional experiences in corporate restructuring, IPO on Chinese and overseas capital markets and M&A transactions. Mr. Li has advised on the restructuring and securities offering of dozens of   enterprises at overseas stock markets, including Shanghai Electric, China Lesso, China South City, Hydoo International, Wuzhou International, Lvgem, Everbright Grand China Assets, Hung Fook Tong, Vincent Medical, Meitu, Wanka Online and Fangdd. Mr. Li has also represented clients in various complex M&A transactions among listed companies, large-scale state-owned enterprises and private equity funds, such as the acquisitions of Wanda Department Store and Carrefour (China) by Suning, the backdoor listing of SF Holding Co. Ltd., and the private equity financing of SF Express,, MEIZU Hive Box, MGI Tech and etc.


Mr. Li is particularly experienced in projects regarding natural resources, real estate, infrastructure, Internet, consuming and the medical industries.

Work Experience

Mr. Li joined Global Law Office as a partner in 2011. Prior to joining Global Law Office, Mr. Li successively worked in three top-tiered PRC law firms—Commerce & Finance Law Offices, Junhe Law Offices (now: JunHe LLP) and Jia Yuan Law Offices.


Admitted in the PRC (2003)


Bachelor of Laws, Fudan University, 1996-2000

  • Leading Individuals, Securities & Capital Markets: Offshore Issuance, LEGALBAND 2015-2018;
  • Ranked Lawyers, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (PRC Firms), 2015-2018 Asia-Pacific Guide, Chambers and Partners;
  • Highly Recommended, PRC lawyers in corporate and capital markets, The LEGAL 500 Asia Pacific.
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