Maggie Shen

Maggie Shen

Senior Associate, Shanghai

Email maggie.shen@​

Phone +86 21 6122 3883

Fax +86 21 6122 3899

LanguagesEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Shanghainese

Practice groupCorporate

As a senior associate in our Corporate Group, Maggie Shen focuses on corporate and commercial matters with a strong focus on privacy and data protection law, M&A and employment law. She brings extensive experience in advising on data privacy policies and law-compliant data privacy business practices in industries as diverse as banking and finance, management consulting, electronics, high-tech, medical, clothing, cosmetics, mass media, and credit reporting. 

Maggie is both an Australian-qualified and a New Zealand-qualified lawyer, and practised in both countries for a number of years before returning to China. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese.

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of New South Wales, Australia

Bar admissions and qualifications


New Zealand

Representative experience

Advising Affinia Group Inc., a U.S.-based automotive parts manufacturer, with its various M&A transactions in China.

Advising a leading German technical service provider in its M&A transaction in China.

Advising a US private equity company in its M&A transaction in China in the biochemical sector.

Advising INVISTA Sàrl on issues associated with the establishment of its joint venture in China in the textiles sector.

Advising Dun & Bradstreet on data protection, data security and privacy issues in China.

Advising McKinsey & Company on its data-related issues in China.

Advising a leading U.S. e-discovery service provider on its entry into China.

Advising Sony Group on its privacy-related issues in China.

Advising a leading U.S. clothing company on its roll out of a SAP system worldwide for its HR needs from employment and data privacy perspective.

Advising one of the world's largest private companies on the corporate restructuring of its newly acquired businesses in China.

Conducting internal compliance audits for a leading U.S electronics company from employment and data privacy perspective.

Providing privacy and data protection trainings for clients' management personnel.

Reviewing data protection and social media policies for financial institutions including Starr Insurance International (Asia) Limited.

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