Norton Rose Fulbright expands Beijing office with senior corporate hire

Global Press release - Business October 2021

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is expanding its Beijing practice with the arrival of corporate partner Jerry Li.

Jerry, who joins the firm from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, has 20 years of China-outbound experience and has been involved in numerous projects and transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Jerry regularly advises energy, oil and gas, power, renewable and infrastructure companies as well as financial institutions on corporate, M&A, joint venture, trading, project financing, credit facility, regulatory and compliance matters.

Wang Yi, Head of Beijing, Norton Rose Fulbright, commented:

“We’re delighted to welcome Jerry to the firm. He has deep knowledge of legal, commercial and operational issues impacting companies in the energy and infrastructure sectors as well as extensive corporate and M&A experience. Jerry will enhance our offering to our Chinese and international clients.”

Raj Karia, Head of Corporate, Europe, Middle East and Asia at Norton Rose Fulbright, commented:

“Jerry is an excellent fit for our corporate practice and he has a wide range of transactional experience which will be invaluable as we grow our business in China.”

Jerry Li commented:

“Norton Rose Fulbright has outstanding global reach and a long-standing commitment to China, advising Chinese enterprises on accessing overseas markets and pursuing investment opportunities throughout the world. I look forward to working with colleagues in China, across Asia and around the world to extend the firm’s market-leading offering to clients as they navigate the energy transition.”
 

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