Dali (David) Liu

JunHe - China



+86 21 22086299

Elite Practitioner

English and Mandarin



Practice area:

Banking and finance
Corporate and M&A

Mr Liu began legal practice in 1989; his areas of specialty include banking and finance,
and M&A. He is also highly regarded for his outstanding performance in the area of
financial services.

Mr Liu has actively represented a number of international and domestic banks, and has been involved in structuring, negotiating and preparing documents, as well as rendering legal opinions in many projects across various industries, including petrochemicals, semiconductors, steel, automobiles, power, water and toll roads.

Mr Liu’s work has earned him recognition as an “eminent practitioner” by Chambers
Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global (2020); as a “highly regarded lawyer” by IFLR1000
(2021); as a “elite practitioner” by Asialaw Profiles (2022) in the financial and corporate law chapter; and “Recommended Lawyer” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020). He was also named Dealmaker of the Year by China Law & Practice (2014) and by Asian Legal Business (2008).

Mr Liu is the dean and law professor at the Lawyer College at the East China University of
Politics and Law; co-chair of the China Working Group at the International Bar Association. He is also an arbitrator at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, and the Shanghai International Arbitration Commission.

RMB 35 Billion Syndicate Loan for Tesla Shanghai Super Factory
US$821 Million Project Finance for Shanghai General Motors
Citi Bank’s Investment in Shanghai Pudong Development Bank
HSBC’s Strategic Investment in Bank of Communications
IBM Setting up Wholly Owned Factoring in Tianjin

  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and M&A

  • Banking and financial services
  • Insurance
  • Real estate

  • Shanghai Bar Association

  • LL.B., East China University of Political Science and Law (1986)
  • LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law (1989)