Joanna Jiang joins Wei Tu Law Firm as partner

Stephenson Harwood's Greater China associated firm, Wei Tu Law Firm*, has strengthened its regional private wealth and corporate practice with the arrival of partner Joanna Jiang.

Joanna is a highly experienced lawyer who advises clients on a broad range of private wealth, M&A, private equity investments and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) advice. She has extensive knowledge in cross-border structures, trust and estate planning and business succession planning. Joanna has represented top tier clients, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as high-tech start-ups on numerous high-profile transactions across a range of industries, including healthcare, technology, and consumer products.

"We are delighted to welcome Joanna to our team," said Zoe Zhou, Managing Partner of Wei Tu Law Firm. "Joanna's extensive experience in cross-border corporate transactions and private equity investments will be invaluable to our clients in Greater China. Her unique perspective and deep understanding of the legal landscape in China will allow us to offer advice on full spectrum of corporate work."

"Joanna's expertise and knowledge base will strengthen the Chinese mainland specialist support that, together with Wei Tu, we can provide to our clients in the private wealth space," said Kevin Lee, head of Stephenson Harwood’s private wealth practice group in Asia. "We look forward to working with Joanna and continuing to provide our clients with high-quality legal services."

*Wei Tu Law Firm (a PRC law firm registered in Guangzhou) and Stephenson Harwood (a law firm registered in Hong Kong) are in a CEPA association under the name “Stephenson Harwood - Wei Tu (China) Association”. CEPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is a free trade agreement concluded between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Under CEPA, Hong Kong based law firms are permitted to operate in association with Mainland Chinese law firms to provide comprehensive legal services in Mainland China governed by Chinese and non-Chinese laws.