BUREN is proud to announce that, (Ms.) Li Jiao has been promoted to partner.
Li specializes in in China-Dutch corporate and commercial transactions and litigations, and is also a guest lecturer at Wageningen University on Chinese agriculture law. Based in Amsterdam, she will co-head the firm’s team of 17 Chinese lawyers at BUREN’s Amsterdam, Beijing and Shanghai offices.
Originating from Nanjing, Li studied law at Shandong University. She started her career at a leading Chinese law firm in Jiangsu province. Li joined Buren in 2010 to pursue a legal career in the Netherlands after successfully obtaining a LL.M degree at the Free University of Amsterdam in International Business Law.
In 2020 The Legal500 noted Li as a rising star at BUREN with a client stating:
‘We work frequently with Li Jiao, based in Buren’s Amsterdam office. She is dedicated, friendly, prompt and clear, and alive to practicalities and commercial realities.‘
Jan Holthuis, managing BUREN’s China practice states: “We are delighted that Li has been promoted to partner to BUREN. It evidences a further consolidation of our China practice and strengthens our team’s leadership. It is quite unique for a Chinese lawyer to become a partner in a Dutch law firm and it shows the commitment of our firm to international developments”
Li Jiao states: “My 10-year wonderful experience with Buren has witnessed the firm’s dedication and enormous support to the development of the firm’s China practice, leading to a unique position in the market. With my promotion to partner, I look forward to, together with my colleagues in China and Europe, tackle new challenges and continue providing high-quality services to our clients”
On 30 December 2020, the European Union (EU) and the People’s Republic of China concluded the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement
Promulgated on 19 December 2020, the China’s Measures for the Security Review of Foreign Investments (the “FISR Measures”)
BUREN has contributed the China chapter to the Lexology/Getting The Deal Through Product Liability Guide.