Fangda powers up capital market and IP practices in Shanghai, Shenzhen

Fangda powers up practices Shanghai, Aaron Chen, Zou Wen
From left: Zou Wen, Aaron Chen

A former Fangda Partners lawyer has rejoined the firm to boost the capital markets business, while another appointment aims to enhance its intellectual property practice.

Aaron Chen, who has returned from Jia Yuan Law Offices, is a Fangda partner in Shanghai. He focuses on IPO, investment, financing, M&A and restructuring in many areas such as automobiles, aviation, electrical appliances, energy and pharmaceuticals.

Chen’s clients included famous companies such as SAIC Motor, Junshi Biosciences, Apptec and Midea Group.

He was a member of the 18th Main Board Issuance Appraisal Committee of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

Zou Wen, who had previously spent five years at GEN Law Firm and AnJie & Broad Law Firm after leaving the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court in 2017, has joined Fangda’s Shenzhen office as a partner. She had served the court for more than a decade, specialising in IP and criminal law.