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Shi Cheng 史成 Rising Stars 律师新星

Shi Cheng

Llinks Law Offices

Tel: +86 21 3135 8738
Email: colin.shi@llinkslaw.com

Practice areas

Private equity/venture capital; M&A; Corporate and foreign direct investment; Fund formation


Shi Cheng received his LLB from the School of International Law, East China University of Political Science and Law, and joined Llinks Law Offices in 2008. Shi has been practising for more than 12 years.

Shi’s practice focuses on private equity/venture capital, M&A, corporate and foreign direct investment, and fund formation, and he has extensive experience advising on complex deal structures and capital reorganisations, which have benefitted from his thorough understanding of relevant industry policies and field practice.

Shi has advised a wide range of clients including domestic and international investment funds, multinational companies, listed companies, start-ups and growth companies, all spread over a wide range of industries including investment, high tech, chemical engineering, education, healthcare, media, telecoms, internet, environmental protection, retail and consumer, etc.

Shi has been recognised by various ranking institutions in the legal industry, including:

  1. Awarded by Asialaw Profiles as a Leading Lawyer in the area of private equity in 2020 and 2021;
  2. Listed as a recommended lawyer in private equity and venture capital by the Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide in 2019, 2020 and 2021;
  3. Recommended as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in private equity and venture capital by The Legal 500 in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, and in M&A by The Legal 500 in 2020 and 2021;
  4. Honoured in LEGALBAND’s 2020 Top 15 Practitioners in New Economy; and
  5. Named as one of 30 young elite lawyers under 30 years old in LEGALBAND’s 2015 “China 30 under 30”.
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