Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Affairs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Arbitration


  • LL.B., China University of Political Science and Law
  • LL.M., TLBU Law School, South Korea


  • Chinese
  • English

Xie Ying has Chinese lawyer's practice qualification, securities qualification certificate and fund qualification. She has practiced for more than ten years since 2003. During this period, she worked in international and Chinese law firms, securities companies, multinational companies and large private enterprises as a lawyer and in-house counsel.

During her career, Ms. Xie focused on the company's legal affairs, mergers and acquisitions, litigation & arbitration, and has accumulated rich work experience in related fields. She offers full range of legal services in many industries and fields such as manufacturing, commercial retail, import and export, hotels, automobiles, creative culture, film and television production, publishing and distribution, consulting services, energy and chemicals industry, franchise, information technology, real estate, finance, tourism, education, etc. She has provided legal support for financing projects, mergers and acquisitions, overseas investment, private equity investment and other projects.

Her educational background includes Bachelor of Laws (China University of Political Science and Law) and Master of Laws (TLBU Law School, South Korea). As a visiting scholar, Ms.Xie studied EU law and international law in the TLBU International Law Institute in Paris ; She also visited WTO, OECD, WIPO, ILO, EU and other international organizations.

Representative Cases

Legal Advisor and In-house Lawyer

  • Huatai Automobile Holdings Group (General Counsel)
  • Schneider Electric (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (company's legal department), Fortune 500 company
  • Koch Industries, Inc. (company's legal department), the largest private enterprise in the United States
  • Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company Limited (company's legal department), large real estate developer
  • RolandBerger Strategy Consultants, global well-known business strategy consulting company
  • Chow Tai Fook group, luxury retailer, Ferrari/Mercedes authorized dealer, headquartered in Hong Kong
  • Lei Shing Hong Group, an authorized dealer of Mercedes-Benz cars, headquartered in Hong Kong
  • Marken Ltd. , transportation company, headquartered in London, UK
  • MarazziGroup, ceramic tile design and production enterprise, headquartered in Italy

Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity Investment, Restructuring, Project Financing

  • Huatai Automobile's share acquisition of Shuguang (600303) project and related capital operation
  • Huaping's private equity investment project for Red Star Macalline Group Corporation Limited (represented private equity funds)
  • Merrill Lynch Beijing Yintai Center structure financing project (on behalf of the lender)
  • Shell's Acquisition of Koch Industries' China operations (on behalf of the acquiring company)
  • Orbis acquired Linpac Group’s Asian business (represented the acquirer)
  • Lavazza acquired Shanghai Jisheng Trading Co., Ltd. (on behalf of the acquirer)
  • Project of acquiring GBS Grain Machinery Manufacturing (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (on behalf of the purchaser)
  • China Jingu International Trust Co.,Ltd. was established with its securities assets as the restructuring project of securities companies

Investment Banking

  • Jasan Group (603558) non-public issuance of shares
  • Lianming (603006) asset restructuring project
  • SAN-U Optronics(831055), Internet of Things Technology Co., Ltd. (833699), Ningxia Qiai Native Black Wolfberry Co., Ltd (833739), Layout Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd (833898), Hebei Zhongzhenbosheng Advanced Materials Co.,Ltd. (833911), Tibet Huaqin Internet Co.,Ltd.(834067), Fujian Lanshen Environmental Technology Co.,Ltd.(834145)and other projects listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations

Foreign Investment, Overseas Investment, Liquidation

  • China Energy Conservation And Environmental Protection Group Co.,Ltd. (large state-owned enterprise) overseas investment projects (energy industry) in Europe
  • Jiangsu Zongyi Co.,Ltd.(600770)overseas investment projects (energy industry) in Europe
  • Foreign investment project of Teleperformance USA (telecommunication industry, call center)
  • Assisted American Petroleum Institute (non-profit organization) in establishing permanent representative office in Beijing
  • Assisted Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc.in setting up a wholly foreign-owned hotel management company in China and engage in franchise business
  • Assisted IBF and Jilin Haoyu Electric Co.,Ltd.in setting up a Sino-foreign joint venture to engage in energy security equipment manufacturing business
  • Assisted a Sino-foreign joint venture in liquidation(registered capital of 1.36 billion US dollars) (on behalf of foreign investors, a well-known household appliance manufacturer)
  • Assisted Alitalia in closing its representative office in Beijing


  • The Export-Import Bank of China: a number of loan contract dispute litigation projects
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: a number of loan contract dispute litigation projects
  • China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd.: Guangxi Non-performing Asset Disposal Project
  • China Development Bank: Ningxia Mining Group Trust Loan Contract Project
  • China Everbright Bank:syndicated loan project provided by Hong Kong Fotile Company; syndicated loan project of Ningxing Industrial Co., Ltd.

Litigation, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution

  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission arbitration case, the applicant Nexus Telocation Systems Ltd. and the respondent China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation (CEIEC), Beijing Shenzhou Texin Technology Development Co., Ltd. contract dispute (on behalf of the applicant)
  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission arbitration case, the applicant Beijing Star Automobile Service Co., Ltd. and the respondent Li Gang contract dispute (on behalf of the applicant)
  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission arbitration case, the applicant Beijing Weide Weiye Technology Trade Co., Ltd. and the respondent Shanxi Sanwei Group Corporation contract dispute (on behalf of the respondent)
  • Li Xueguo (plaintiff) v. Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (defendant) and Shanxi Sanwei Group Corporation (third party) trademark dispute administrative lawsuit
  • Cui Xiaoting and Beijing Marken Express labor dispute
  • Fan Xiuli and Beijing Bei Xing Hang Automobile Sales Co., Ltd. labor dispute
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Beijing Wangjing Sub-branch and Beijing C&W Technology (Group) Co., Ltd loan contract disputes
  • Administrative punishment and administrative review case for a foreign-invested automobile sales and service company in Chengdu for unlicensed business operation

Other Projects

  • A number of CDM projects (including wind farms, hydropower stations, bio-power plants, etc.) carried out by Edison S.p.A in China
  • Guotou Coal Company and South Korea SK Group Xinjiang Coalfield Mineral Resources Cooperation and Development Project
  • Huayuan Kyoto Garden Project (villas), Yinwang Center Project (offices), Lugang (residentials) Project and many other real estate development projects


  • “Research on China Non-Market Economic Problems in Anti-dumping Investigations” (TLBU LAW REVIEW 2003);
  • “Inter-Asian Cooperation and WTO” (TLBU LAW REVIEW 2002)
  • “The EU and EU Law Report” (TLBU LAW REVIEW 2002)
  • “China Investment Environment and Legal Issues Report – Legal Opinion on the Proposed US General Motors Investment in China” (TLBU LAW REVIEW 2002)