Xia Chao

China and Hong Kong


Xia’s international outlook and deep understanding of business in China bring commercial intelligence to her corporate practice.

Xia is a Partner in our Corporate Group based in Shanghai.

Using her extensive legal and business experience, Xia helps clients navigate the complexities of China’s business and regulatory environment.   She has steered cross-border investment and transactions including mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring, financing, direct foreign investment, employment issues and regulatory compliance.  She is also experienced in anti-corruption regulary compliance/training with respect to Chinese law and FCPA of the USA.      

Xia has over 18 years experience in advising on complex issues in the manufacturing, food, sales and technology sectors. Her advice has been decisive in extensive corporate fusions and international ventures during every step of the process: from deal structure and negotiation, to the settlement of regulatory procedures.

She frequently contributes articles relating to mergers and acquisitions related tax and labour issues to notable publications including China Law & Practice and Shanghai Business Review. 

Xia speaks fluent Chinese and English and some Cantonese.

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