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Hui (Sanny) LIU

Tel:+86 21 5598 9888/ 9666
Fax:+86 21 5598 9898
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Sanny Liu has more than fifteen years' experience in legal business with a focus on foreign direct investment, corporate governance and compliance, dispute resolution and general corporate. In the healthcare industry, Sanny has profound experience in providing various legal services for clients, which cover compliance, mergers and acquisitions, post-merger integration, business divestiture, dispute resolution, crisis management and general corporate matters.
Representative Matters
  • Acted as the lead counsel of a global medical device company to support the post-merger integration of DePuy Synthes in China;
  • Acted as the on-site in-charge lawyer to support the China legal affairs of a global retail group due to its worldwide spinoff, focusing on corporate governance and legal solutions on key strategies and business initiatives;
  • Acted as the key lawyer for a global diagnostics company to advise on its various general corporate and commercial matters in China;
  • Represented a medical device company in its negotiation with a pharmaceutical company for a strategic cooperation project;
  • Assisted pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies in their cooperation projects with hospitals, medical schools, foundations and industry associations;
  • Provided various legal and compliance training, including healthcare compliance, anti-trust and anti-unfair competition, to management, sales & marketing team, supporting functions and distributors;
  • Assisted a medical device company in handling the legal affairs relating to the recall of medical devices and instrument, and handling patients’ claims;
  • Represented several companies in handling product liability related cases, disputes with suppliers and distributors, and assisting companies on governmental inquiries and investigation; and
  • Provided legal support to a chemical company in its internal investigation on a sexual harassment case concerning a senior management and represented the company in the subsequent labor arbitration & litigation cases.
Education Background
  • Emory University School of Law, Master of Comparative Law, 2018
  • Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Master of Laws, 2006
  • East China Institute of Politics and Law, Bachelor of Laws, 2001
Professional Qualifications
  • Bar admission in P.R. China
Professional Background
  • Sanny Liu joined DeHeng as a partner in February 2019. Previously, she worked as senior counsel with Johnson & Johnson for its China Orthopedics and Neuro Group (also known as “Depuy Synthes”) and with several other Fortune 500 companies and practiced PRC law at three other top Chinese law firms in Shanghai.