Caroline Berube is the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law in China and Singapore. She is admitted to practice law in New York and Singapore and holds a BCL civil law and an LL.B. common law from McGill University (Canada). She studied at the National University of Singapore with a focus on Chinese laws in 1998. She has worked in Singapore, Bangkok and China for a British firm and a Chinese firm before setting up her own firm more than 10 years ago. Caroline is also a serial entrepreneur with four successful start-ups with her brother in China and Singapore in technology/engineering, service and manufacturing fields. Caroline has represented international corporate clients and family-owned companies in M&A cross-border manufacturing and technology transactions and IP in the Asia Pacific region for more than 20 years. She taught at Laval University in Canada for two years a 45-hour Chinese law course and has been teaching at Sorbonne Assas Law School- Asia Campus programs on Asia M&A/Business transactions, IP and Doing Business in China. Caroline was elected Secretary General of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association in April 2017. She is the Co-Chair of the China Working Group of the International Bar Association (“IBA”) and is an officer of the Intellectual Property Committee of the IBA. A firm believer in entrepreneurship DNA, she started her own international foundation to work with young entrepreneurs between 16 and 25 years old. In 2015, Caroline was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum which recognizes the most distinguished leaders under the age of 40.