Chan Xu joined CMS Budapest as senior associate in 2020, bringing with her over ten years’ legal experience from the US.
Chan Xu started her practice in China after graduating with a L.L.B degree and admission to the China National Bar in 2005. In 2008, she earned her L.L.M. (Master of Law) degree from Boston University School of Law with a scholarship. Chan Xu focused her L.L.M. on corporations, securities regulation and international business transactions, and received a certificate in international business practice. Admitted in New York and California States, she practiced in the US for ten years before moving to Budapest.
Chan Xu has represented multinational companies in a variety of corporate and transactional matters. Her specialties lie in addressing clients’ concerns through all stages of a company’s lifecycle, including general corporate governance, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, start-up and venture capital financing. She has reviewed, drafted and negotiated a broad range of contracts. Chan Xu has also advised clients and multinational corporations with an interest in developing business opportunities in China regarding their investment and cross-border transactions. Before her practice in the US, she also worked in the corporate group at a top-ranking Chinese law firm and represented clients in joint venture transactions.
Chan Xu has also represented clients in complex business litigation in both state and federal courts in the US. She represented clients in federal court and has extensive trial experience, among which the longest lasted one month with a jury. She helped the client save millions of dollars through a Judgment as Matter of Law Motion with a significantly reduced amount in the unfavourable verdict.