Susan joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1995. She is a senior partner and the head of the commercial and regulatory group. She is one of the first legal practitioners in China to practice antitrust and competition law and to set up an antitrust specialist division in China.
Susan is a leading lawyer in the Chinese antitrust and competition field, focusing on MOFCOM merger control filings, antitrust investigations, compliance and antitrust litigation. Since 2003, Susan, together with her team, has undertaken many high-profile antitrust merger control filings on behalf of clients, and assisted a number of well-known clients on antitrust investigations. Susan has acted for Qihoo in relation to the landmark antitrust litigation with Tencent.
Susan and her team have been highly acclaimed in Chinese antitrust practice for years. For example, for six consecutive years (2010–2015), Susan has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Competition. In 2015 alone, Susan was recognised as one of the top female lawyers in China and selected as a leading lawyer by many professional institutions, such as Chambers, The Legal 500 and ALB. Under her leadership, KWM’s Chinese competition and antitrust team was selected as the leading team for competition practice in PRC and recognised many times as a top-tier law firm in antitrust and competition.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Laws from Peking University and a master’s degree in law from McGill University. Susan was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 1988.
WWL says: Susan Ning is Internationally recognised as a worldwide leader on China-related competition matters
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