Jessica Li

Jessica Li



Phone +86 10 6582 9505

Fax +86 10 6582 9499

LanguagesEnglish, Chinese

Practice groupCorporate

Jessica Li focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, and general corporate practices. She has advised several domestic and multinational companies on their M&A deals and business expansion in and outside China.

Prior to joining the firm, she worked at another international law firm. Jessica has considerable experience in foreign direct investment in China, especially in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) sector.

Education and admissions


J.S.D., University of International Business & Economics, 2015

LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2014

LL.B., Yunnan University, 2010

B.A., Yunnan University, 2010


New York Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

People's Republic of China

Representative experience

Advising a U.S. based semiconductor company in its proposed merger with a research and development (R&D) company with its main business operation in Taiwan and China.

Advising an offshore fund in its proposed investment in a green construction materials R&D company with its main business operation in China.

Advised a U.S. company in its proposed investment in a Chinese 3C products and artificial intelligence company in its financing prior to initial public offering.

Advised a Canada-based company in its proposed bid acquisition of another Canadian company conducting equipment R&D and production businesses worldwide.

Advised a U.S. leading e-commerce company in its proposed investment in a Chinese company conducting C2C e-commerce cross-border business.

Advised a U.S. company from 2015 to 2018 in its contractual arrangements with a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) conducting data center business in China.

Advised an onshore private equity firm in its proposed investment in a company conducting online education business in China in 2017.

Advised a Chinese helicopter manufacturer in its cooperation with a Russian helicopter developer and a Ukrainian engine manufacturer on developing a heavy-lift helicopter type.

Advised a New Zealand flower distributor and retailer in its contemplated business expansion in China in 2018.

Advised an Australian medical device developer and manufacturer in its establishment of a joint venture with a Chinese medical and healthcare company in 2017.

Advised a Taiwan records and media company in its proposed retaking of the control over several variable interest entities in 2016 and 2017.

Advised a Chinese state-owned company in the disposal of its indirect equity interest in a steel company in the UK in 2017 and 2018.

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