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Rachel Xia

Registered Foreign Lawyer (England & Wales)

Hong Kong

Tel : +852 2740 8708 Email : rachelxia@deloittelegal.com.hk
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Admitted to practise law in:
•     England & Wales (Solicitor)
•     New York State, USA (Attorney)
•     PRC (Attorney-at-law) 
•     Hong Kong SAR (Registered Foreign Lawyer)

•    Bachelor of Laws, China University of Political Science and Law
•    Bachelor in Economics, Beijing Technology and Business University
•    Master of Laws, King's College London
•    Master of Laws, University of Pennsylvania Law School
•    The Business and Law Certificate, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

•    Mandarin (native)
•    English

Rachel Xia has extensive experience in cross-border M&As, projects, disposals and joint ventures. She advises transactions worldwide including Asia, Africa, CIS region, USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and South America.

Rachel is specialist on China outbound M&As, having advised Chinese SoEs, private enterprises and funds, whether based and/or listed in mainland or Hong Kong, on many large transactions worldwide.

Rachel has in-depth experience in advising international clients for cross-border investments into China and projects involving assets in China. She also has unique and extensive experience in long-term LNG trading and sale and purchase agreements.

Rachel advises a variety of sectors including mining, oil & gas, energy, solar, wind, renewables, power, water, telecommunications, infrastructure, construction, automotive, manufacturing and retail.

Rachel has worked in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai offices of a top tier “Magic Circle” firm and top tier English/American international law firms, and as General Counsel in Hong Kong at energy/oil & gas sections of an energy group listed on HKEX.

Rachel is admitted to practise law in 3 major jurisdictions of China, UK and New York State, USA. She reads law and economics in China, UK and USA.

She is a native speaker of Mandarin. Her working languages are English and Mandarin.


Rachel Xia