Gilbert + Tobin today announced leading corporate lawyer and expert in Chinese foreign direct investment, Sophie Chen, has joined the firm’s partnership to head the firm’s China practice.

Sophie has dual qualifications in Australia and China and a broad corporate practice, including experience in M&A, ECM, REITS, joint ventures, corporate governance and FIRB.

Managing Partner, Danny Gilbert, says Sophie will bring a unique experience to the firm, further enhancing its offering to the inbound Chinese market.

“I am delighted to welcome Sophie to the firm. She is unquestionably one of the go-to lawyers in Australia for inbound M&A work out of China, and she will further strengthen our position as a leading corporate practice in Australia.”

Gilbert + Tobin’s M&A/Corporate Advisory team is consistently ranked at the top of the M&A and ECM league tables. Gilbert + Tobin is ranked band 1 in Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets and Private Equity for Australia by Chambers Global 2018.

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