LI Qiang (James)

  • Position:Managing Partner
  • Education:L.L.M.
  • Location:Shanghai
  • Tel:(+86)(21) 5234 1668
  • Fax:(+86)(21) 5234 1670
Practice Areas

  • Corporate, M&A & Restructuring
  • Capital Markets & Securities
  • PE & VC

Professional Experience

  • Practicing in the area of corporate investment & financing, corporate governance and reorganization, venture capital investment and private equity investment trust, such as providing legal services in relation to the establishment of or investment by such venture capital enterprises as GSR United Venture Capital Investment Enterprise and Spring Early Growth Investment Enterprise;
  • Practicing in the area of direct investment in or acquisition of domestic enterprises by foreign investors, such as providing legal services in the establishment of a Sino-foreign joint venture company by China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd. and Pratt & Whitney, acquisition of Nanjing Hilton Hotel by Metropark Hotel and the equity acquisition of China National Salt Industry Corporation by a certain Hong Kong company;
  • Practicing in the area of corporate restructure and reorganization, domestic and overseas listing, public or private issue of shares or bonds, merger & acquisition, such as domestic back door listing of a real estate company in Zhejiang province, domestic IPO of an IT company in Jiangxi province and listing in NASDAQ of Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun Co., Ltd.;
  • Acting as the annual legal counsel and/or legal counsel of special projects for many companies, such as National Oilwell Varco Petroleum Equipment (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd. and Star Cruises (renamed as Genting Group).

Work Experience

  • Partner, Grandall Legal Group, Shanghai
  • Lawyer, New York SRFF LL.P., USA
  • Associate, Grandall Legal Group, Shanghai

Education Background

  • LL.M., Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • LL.M., Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
  • LL.B., Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade

Professional Affiliations

  • Director, Funds Study Committee of Shanghai Bar Associaiton


  • Mr. Li has released more than ten papers on national core magazines.


  • Chinese/English

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