Yuanxi Chen Counsel/Attorney




Mr. Yuanxi Chen (Alex) is currently practicing in Hiways Law Offices Shanghai, one of the leading law firms with more than 500 lawyers in mainland China, where he advises various corporations on investment, intellectual property and dispute resolution.


Practice Focus

Mr. Chen focuses his practice on cross-border investments, including foreign-direct investment, off-shore financing, outbound-direct investment. Mr. Chen also acts as outside general counsel to a number of corporations in investment risk management, due diligence, labor issue and other day to day legal concerns.



Attorney at Law, Hiways Law Office, Shanghai
Counsel, Brain Trust International Law Firm



LLM, Washington University School of Law
LLB, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics



Troutman Sanders LLP, Associate
Dentons LLP Shanghai Office, Associate


▎Representative Matters

  • Represented Fosun Medical Group in privatization of a NASDAQ listed medical company
  • Represented a Chinese motion picture corporation in its series off-shore financing
  • Represented a corporation in acquiring a Hollywood based marketing firm
  • Represented a NYSE-listed corporation in setting up joint-venture within Shanxi Province, China
  • Represented several IT companies, including mobile game development, platform, web development, in its series financing
  • Represented BESTBUY in due diligence and investigation in China
  • Represented a game development company in the dispute with Tencent regarding its most-popular mobile game
  • Represent a game development company in litigation regarding copyright infringement
  • Represent a Hong Kong backpack manufacturer in litigation against one of the largest sportswear company regarding patent infringement



  • Admitted by Chinese Bar Association
  • Admitted by Chinese Association of Performing Arts
  • Certificate of Attendance from Shanghai Vancouver Film School



  • Foreign investment in China
  • Chinese investment abroad
  • M&A, IPOs and related corporate law in China



  • China Investment Guide, co-author
  • Outbound Investment, an introduction to the society and investment environment of over 30 countries and regions, co-author