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Cindy Lu

Lawyer admitted in China

Education :  B.A. (Chinese Univ of Geosciences); LL.M (Peking Univ)
Languages :  Chinese (Mandarin and Jiangxi dialects) and English
Office :  Beijing
Contact :
 +86 10 6505 8188

About Cindy

Cindy is involved with several of the firm's practice areas, including real estate, M&A and media & entertainment. She is also a member of the outbound investment team, and has been actively involved in projects relating to the mining and resources sector, as well as media.

Cindy routinely assists with legal due diligence, corporate structuring and regulatory approvals. In addition, she is a key and active member of the firm’s M & E practice team serving various film, television and publishing clients. She is also experienced with Chinese real estate investment projects. Prior to joining TransAsia, Cindy worked at the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission in Shenzhen and a District People's Court in Beijing.

Recent Projects

  • Advising one of the largest Chinese coal groups for its initial investment in Australia
  • Assisted China Huaneng with its bid for a coal mine in Western Australia
  • Advised China Africa Development Fund on its investment in a media project involving 14 countries in Africa
  • Assisting, on an ongoing basis, several leading foreign broadcasters with their channels’ China landing issues, along with their shareholding and programming changes
  • Advised on the A$ 545 million takeover of Indophil Resources NL by Zijin Mining Group
  • Advising various foreign mineral and resources companies on the sale of projects to Chinese state-owned entities
  • Advised the China Film Group on foreign co-productions and domestic film projects
  • As a member of the M&A team, advised various U.S. investment groups on their projects in the PRC
  • Advised Disney Studios and Working Title on co-production films
  • Advised ArcelorMittal and Google on issues relating to PRC Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Advised Xinyuan Real Estate for its 2007 IPO on the NYSE, the transaction marking the first Asian real estate company to list in the U.S.