Susan joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1995. She is a senior partner and the head of the international trade, antitrust & competition group. She is one of the first legal practitioners in China to set up an antitrust and competition specialist division.
Her practice includes merger control filings, antitrust investigations, compliance and antitrust litigations. Since 2003, she together with her team, has undertaken more than 200 antitrust merger control filings on behalf of clients, which mostly consist of multinational corporations. Susan has also assisted a number of clients on confidential investigations of cartel conduct and resale price maintenance, and has acted for Qihoo in relation to the landmark abuse of dominance case with Tencent.
For six consecutive years (2010-2015), Susan has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Competition; she was also listed in Women in Antitrust 2013 edition published by Global Competition Review, and voted as Competition Lawyer of the Year 2013 and 2014 by China Law & Practice. Susan was also recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 in the competition/antitrust (PRC firms) (China) sector. In 2012, Susan was elected as one of the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, World’s Leading Women in Business Law, and Asia-pacific's Leading Lawyers by Euromoney. The 22nd anniversary edition of the IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms nominated her as a Leading Lawyer. Under her leadership, the antitrust & competition group was voted as Antitrust & Competition Law Firm of the Year by ALB China Awards, as the Competition Law Firm of the Year (China) by Dealmaker’s Monthly, and won Cartel Regulation, Advisory Firm of the Year in China in the Corporate INTL Global Awards ceremony.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Laws from Peking University and a Master in Law from McGill University. Susan was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 1988.
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