Rui Bai hires corporate chief

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Barbara Li

Rui Bai law firm has appointed Barbara Li, a former Norton Rose Fulbright partner, as the head of corporate, China.

Li, who specializes in foreign direct investment, M&A and outbound investment, was the head of China TMT and fintech practices at Norton Rose.

“What attracted me was that Rui Bai’s legal team was able to provide holistic services and global coverage,” she told China Business Law Journal, adding her new firm’s integrated business and legal professions could provide an all-in-one service on matters including law, taxation, financial due diligence, corporate finance, risk assurance and human resources.

Beijing-based Rui Bai is a full-service Chinese law firm and a member of the PwC global network of firms. Li said she would work closely with PwC’s practice and industry teams to broaden and deepen the firm’s relationship with the network, and provide practical and integrated solutions for clients.

Rui Bai has five partners, including two in its corporate team. The PwC network of law firms has more than 3,600 lawyers in nearly 100 countries.