Ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Partners, a China Insurance Association ‘Top PRC Insurance Lawyer,’ and selected by Asian Legal Business Magazine as a Finalist for its 2017 ‘Young Lawyer of the Year Award,’ Ms. Shi is well-known as a leading practitioner in the PRC financial services arena, servicing some of the largest multinational financial and industrial groups in the world. Her practice focuses on multi-industry M&A transactional and regulatory matters, and general legal and compliance matters for financial service companies, especially insurance, asset management, and bank holding companies.
Ms. Shi’s practice in the field of insurance law encompasses the entirety of a broad and dynamic scope of relevant matters, including: establishment of ‘green-field’ insurance operations in China; formation of insurance joint ventures; insurance M&A; complex reinsurance arrangements; insurance policy reviews; international and domestic insurance company compliance; and Internet insurance operations, as well as insurance dispute resolution.
In addition to her insurance practice, Ms. Shi remains deeply engaged in the broader field of multi-industry M&A, with an emphasis on financial institutions, but also extending to manufacturing and other industrial sectors. Ms. Shi earned LL.M. degrees from both UC Berkeley School of Law and from the China University of Political Science and Law. Ms. Shi is qualified as a PRC Lawyer.