Lawyers

Leaf

Group logo of Leaf Leaf is a corporate law firm specialized in operations in China. Our team is composed of Chinese and internationally qualified attorneys. Leaf is one of the few firms approved by the Ministry of Justice in China. We advocate for a local approach with international standards. Each member of our team has been trained in international law firms and is familiar with cross-border transactions. We work as a bicultural team to provide efficient solutions to navigate through the complex legal environment in China. Our true added-value is to manage complex transactions in a changing Asian legal and business environment. We are entrepreneurs providing solutions that actually work. Our experience allows us to fully understand the legal implications of doing business in China. We have a creative approach to solve your problems in China and are attached to a “boutique” spirit. Our firm has an office in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.

Specialities

Corporate Law

Crossborder transactions

Foreign Investment in China

Joint Venture

M&A

Negotiations in Asia

Private Equity

Start-ups

Offices

  • Leaf - Beijing Suite 233, Tower 81, No. 4 Worker's Stadium North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100027 Pekin, CN

  • Leaf - Paris 91 bd de Courcelles , 75008 Paris, FR

  • Leaf - Shanghai Man Po International Plaza, Unit 215, No.664 Xinhua Road, 200052 Shanghai, CN

Lawyers

Bruno Grangier

Bruno Grangier

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Bruno Grangier
LEAF is a law firm established by Bruno Grangier, a European lawyer based in China since 2004. Bruno Grangier has worked for major international law firms in Shanghai, in Hong Kong and Paris. From these experiences, Bruno Grangier has gained an extensive local and cross-border experience in transactions across China, while counseling mid-caps and large corporations in conducting their M&A operations in China, their joint venture with both private and public partners, supporting the creation of Asian distribution networks for European brands and structuring their investments for successful implantation in Asia. The firm is also focusing on start-ups raising funds for the Chinese market to develop new technologies. Bruno Grangier is member of the Paris Bar and a foreign registered lawyer in Shanghai. He holds a LL.M in compared Chinese Law and a Magistère Diploma in Corporate Law and Tax.
Peggy Wu

Peggy Wu

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Peggy Wu
Peggy Wu is Of Counsel and experienced in transactions in the PRC as well as Offshore. She has worked with US law firms in China and has assisted several funds and corporate clients in their M&A deals and fundraising operations in China including several anti-trust cases on China market. She is regularly representing foreign parties in negotiations for acquisitions of targets in China, including with private and public partners.
Jean-Philippe Engel

Jean-Philippe Engel

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Jean-Philippe Engel
Jean-Philippe has studied law in France (Aix-en-Provence University) and Hong Kong. He has been living in China for more than 10 years. He has assisted Asia-based companies in their fundraising operations. He also helped European companies to structure their business in China. Over the years, he has developed a strong expertise in structuring and negotiating joint-ventures, distribution agreement, franchising agreement in Asia.
Charlotte Mantoux

Charlotte Mantoux

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Charlotte Mantoux
Charlotte has worked on international cross-border restructuring and transactions, advising a range of various clients on their investments and operations in Asia Pacific, particularly in Australia, Singapore, China and Hong Kong. Charlotte supports French companies in their activities in China from our Paris office. She has developed specific expertise in supporting our clients in corporate law, merger and acquisition as well as in the social aspects of business law operations in China.
Grégory Louvel

Grégory Louvel

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Grégory Louvel
Gregory has worked his entire career in international law firms and organizations. He has been in China for more than ten years. He focuses his practice on corporate matters, leading mergers and acquisitions transactions and private equity financing for both international and Chinese clients. Gregory’s areas of expertise include agri-business, healthcare, technology, oil and gas and entertainment.
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