Fangda Partners has hired trust management expert Jane Ren as partner in its Shanghai office. She will be leading the firm’s newly launched private wealth management practice. Ren has previously worked at Xin Bai Law Firm and Shanghai Qin Li Law Firm.

With more than 16 years of experience, Ren specialises in trust management, cross-border estate planning, succession and family governance advice for individuals and families, as well as trustees, private banks, and family offices. Prior to turning her practice to private client services, Ren has also spent time on advising complex general corporate matters, domestic and cross-border M&A, employment law, joint ventures and commercial dispute resolution.