Grandway Law Offices has hired five partners in different offices across central and southeastern China.

Huaying Liu, Hao Kuang, Shenfeng Chen and Huilin Zhang join its Shanghai office, while Taosheng Liu joins in Shenzhen.

Kuang made the move from Hansen & Partner where he worked previously as a senior partner. Kuang has experience in insurance, real estate and banking and finance, and has provided long-term legal services for insurance companies and real estate companies in their investment fund projects.

Zhang practised at AllBright Law Offices before joining Grandway. She has expertise in foreign investment, corporate restructuring and listings, NEEQ listings, M&A, private equity, funds, trusts, real estate and construction projects.

Taosheng Liu moved from Hylands Law Firm where he focussed on capital markets, domestic and overseas IPOs, M&A and private equity across the technology, pharmaceuticals, food and environmental protection industries.

Chen focuses on tax, while Huaying Liu focuses on criminal defence and compliance.

The hires were Grandway’s first in 2021.