The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
Li joins the Clifford Chance ranks from US law firm Morrison & Foerster in Hong Kong. For his former employer he was a partner and joined in 2003. While at Morrison & Foerster, Li was involved in a number of transactions including Rockefeller Group International's proposed $1 billion investment in a water front preservation and development project in Shanghai; and with Jilin Chemica's dual listing in Hong Kong and New York.
He started his international career at leading firms in San Francisco and New York, and has been a partner at US firms Coudert Brothers. In total, Li brings 19 years of legal experience in the US, Hong Kong and China to Clifford Chance.
"It is crucial that we continue to recruit such senior PRC background lawyers with significant international experience,ö says Roger Denny, Clifford Chance's Asian head of corporate and M&A. ôParticularly with China clearly emerging as one of the larger, more active M&A, private equity and securities markets in the region, our clients will undoubtedly benefit from Rupert's expertise."
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