Michael Han is a partner in Freshfields' antitrust, competition and trade group, based in the Beijing office. He heads the firm's competition practice in China. Prior to joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, he worked with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (now the Ministry of Commerce), the authority which is currently responsible for foreign investment approval, national security review and merger review in China.
Michael's practice focuses on the competition and regulatory aspects of China-related foreign direct investment and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
He has extensive experience advising multi-national companies on the antitrust aspects of their cross-border M&A transactions as well as counselling them on the antitrust risks of their business behaviour.
Michael is recognised as a leading antitrust lawyer in China by Chambers Asia and PLC Which Lawyer.
Michael obtained an LLM degree from Harvard Law School and a PhD in law from Wuhan University Law School. A native PRC national he is also fluent in English. He is admitted to practice in China and in the State of New York.
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