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Haibin XUE


Practice Area:


Education Background:

The College of Law, PgDL and LPC in Commercial and Corporate Law
University of London, MSc Studies in Intellectual Property Law Management
The Renmin University of China, LLM in Procedural Law
The Criminal Police College of China, BSc in Forensic Science

Working Languages:

Chinese (Mandarin) and English

Work Experience:

2012-present Zhong Lun Law Firm, Partner
2006-2011 Zhonglun W&D Law Firm, Founding Partner of London Office
2003-2006 Anglo Chinese Lawyers LLP, Founding Partner
1998-2003 CIAC, Head of Legal Department
1996-1998 A London based Canadian Law Firm, Senior Counsel
1990-1995 The Supreme Prosecution Service of the P.R. China, Prosecutor

Professional Qualification:

Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
Qualified Engineer

Representative Cases:

Advised a leading UK healthy fast-food chain with several-hundred shops in nine countries in its entry into, operation in, and exit from mainland China, as well as advised in its £1.5 billion sale by its holding private equity to a privately held German conglomerate
Advised a British multinational film studio and television studio company in its commercial contracts with a Chinese multinational conglomerate and a leading Chinese film production company
Advised in AIM-listed genetics, health and nutrition products and solutions developer’s US$ 342 million takeover of a pioneering company in the aquaculture industry
Advised the UK subsidiary of a leading Japanese company that designs, licenses and produces products mainly involving cartoon characters in its trademark issues in China, successfully safeguarding the IP rights of a series of cartoon characters widely known in the UK with substantial commercial value
Advised one of the most well-known British authors and its publisher on their intellectual property matters in China
Advised a series of premium UK independent schools in their affiliated school projects in China and UK universities on its Sino-foreign cooperative education projects in China

Social Activities:

2010 up to date: Visiting Professor, The Lawyers School of the Renmin University of China
2010 up to date: Head of International Affairs, The Lawyers School of the Renmin University of China
2007 up to date: Committee Member of CBBC/TheCityUK Committee
2007 up to date: Specialist Panel Member in China Affairs and Law for LDA of Mayor of London
2005 up to date: Secretary General, British Chinese Federation of Trade and Commerce, UK
2002-2003: Director of Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrant in the UK
1996-1997: Head of Legal Affairs, The Chinese Student & Scholar Association in the UK
1992-1995: Divisional Deputy Secretary General of Standardization Committee of Forensic Science of P.R. China

Mr. Xue has published dozens of articles and a number of books/guidance both in the UK and in China, including articles and book on raising finance in the UK through public listings, IPR strategies entering into the Chinese market and textbooks for Chinese legal professionals.

Mr. Xue has also been invited by BBC to give talks over Chinese issues, acted as the keynote speaker/chairman at national conferences both in the UK and China, and presented in TV program "Invest in the UK" broadcasted by Beijing Television Station and Shenzhen Television Station. Mr Xue also teach cross border M&A at the Lawyers School of the Renmin University of China in his capacity of a visiting professor.

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