Susan Ning joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1995. She is a senior partner and the head of the commercial and regulatory group. Her practice includes merger control filings, antitrust investigations, compliance and antitrust litigation. Since 2003, and with her team, she has undertaken a significant number of antitrust merger control filings on behalf of clients, mostly multinational corporations. Susan has also assisted a number of clients on confidential investigations of cartel conduct, resale price maintenance and abuse of market dominance. Meanwhile, Susan has furnished legal advice to a number of clients regarding establishing and improving their antitrust and competition compliance systems and conducting internal audits.
Ms Ning was also one of the first Chinese lawyers to practise international trade and investment law. She has been widely recognised for her international trade and investment work, which covers a wide range of issues, including antidumping, safeguards, countervailing and WTO dispute settlements. In 2008, Ms Ning provided a wide range of legal advice as head of the firm’s Olympics legal counsel team. The firm was chosen as the sole Chinese legal counsel to the Beijing Organising Committee of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.