|Bharat Anand has moved from the London office of the magic circle firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to the New Delhi office of Khaitan & Co. Anand is dual qualified (England & Wales and India) lawyer whose practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions such as acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and reorganisations in India. He has advised a broad range of clients including foreign and Indian corporates, investment banks and principal investment funds. Anand specialises in advising clients on particularly sensitive public and private M&A transactions in India including takeovers, auctions and venture capital investments.
Henry LT Chen has joined MWE China Law Offices as partner. In addition to his international experience at several global law firms, Chen has practised for more than 10 years with domestic law firms. He has experience in dealing with both Chinese and international legal issues and has handled many significant cases and projects for clients in areas such as international arbitration, domestic litigation, compliance with the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, anti-trust filings, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations and auditing, risk management under anti-commercial bribery laws and other corporate services. Chen is a licensed Chinese attorney and is also admitted in the State of New York.
MWE China Law Offices has recruited Helen HX Zhang as a partner. Zhang focuses on insolvency, intellectual property, M&A, real estate and renewable energy. She has practiced law for more than 13 years with leading international and China-based law firms. Zhang has extensive experience in advising multinationals on transactions involving complex Chinese laws and practices in various sectors including manufacturing, infrastructure, real estate, high technology and energy.
Dr Joseph ZY Zhou also joins MWE China Law Offices as a partner. Dr Zhou has represented clients in the areas of semiconductors, wireless communications, software; imaging, medical devices, and several other fields. Before joining the firm, he practiced law for several years with leading international firms. Dr Zhou is a member of the California Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.