Hylands Law Firm recently hired Xia Guorong and Zhu Weina as partners in its head office in Beijing. Xia has experience working as a legal manager at China Grand Enterprises, and as legal director at SOHO China. He specializes in real estate land development, land consolidation and bidding, real estate project development and construction, investment and financing of real estate development enterprises, and has extensive experience in dispute resolution.
Zhu specializes in outbound investment, dispute resolution, banking and finance, with expertise advising on cross-border investment and finance, restructuring, M&A and cross-border bond issuance.
She has represented domestic and foreign clients in litigation, arbitration and investigation, compliance and other matters, and has been a consultant for the World Bank on the business environment since 2013.