Qingnan (Nancy) Sun

Dentons China - China

Senior Partner


+86 21 3872 2122

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Nancy qualified as a Chinese lawyer in 2000. Prior to joining Dentons Shanghai, Nancy worked as an in-house counsel of an HKSE listed company and one of Australia's top law firms.

She has extensive experience in advising Chinese and international clients on both inbound and outbound transactions. She specializes in cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, setting up new businesses, capital raising, project finance, syndicated loan, leveraged acquisition finance, trade finance, carbon trade, labor relation and corporate governance, etc. In addition, Nancy has a deep knowledge of Energy and Nature resource in connection with plenty of project experience, as the Head of Dentons China Energy Practice & Sector.

The representative clients and projects for which Nancy and her team have provided service include BASF, Air Liquide, Shell, Total, Shandong Energy Group Co., Ltd., Sinopec, China Coal, AUX Group, EGA, Dümmen Orange, Zhongfu Group, Boill Group, China Animal Husbandry Group, Yancoal, Shandong Gold, Beidahuang Fengyuan Group Co Ltd, COFCO Group, Guotai Junan Securities etc. for overseas finance and acquisitions, and Western Australia government, Mizuho Bank Ltd, China Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Export-Import Bank of China, China Financial Futures Exchange, and many other companies.

Nancy's strength is in negotiating and implementing client-driven solutions to complex legal problems. Her approach is to gain a full understanding of the client's legal and business objectives and provide value-added advice to achieve the desired outcome. Her premium services have gained wide compliments by clients.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Forest Products and Agribusiness
  • Manufacturing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity