"SH are the closest thing to having an extended in-house legal team. Their commercial advice fits seamlessly into our business."

Chambers UK 2012

"It's the teamwork which impresses most. It's a seamless and effective operation and there's no other team I'd rather work with."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012

"A fabulous presence in Asia"

Legal 500 UK 2012


PeopleChunHua Liu

ChunHua Liu

A strong negotiator in dispute resolution

Asialaw annual survey, 2008

Chunhua is senior legal manager specialising in international corporate finance, commercial contracts and employment practice.

Chunhua has extensive experience in advising local and international companies on a variety of corporate finance and commercial matters, including fundraisings, acquisitions and disposals of shares and assets, joint ventures, liquidation and various commercial contracts. Chunhua is also experienced in bringing Chinese companies to the London capital markets.

Chunhua obtained a Master Degree of Commercial Law from Sun-Yet Sen University and a Master Degree in Law from SOAS, University of London. Chunhua has work experience in both Chinese and international law firms. Before joining Stephenson Harwood, Chunhua worked in a renowned domestic law firm and practiced as a PRC lawyer.

Chunhua was identified by Asia Law Annual Review-2008 as “a strong negotiator in dispute resolution”. Chunhua was qualified as a PRC lawyer in 2001.

Foreign direct investment

ChunHua has significant and broad-based FDI experience across a number of sectors.

Recent transactions include acting for a UK company setting up a WFOE in Shanghai and acting for a Canadian company in relation to an acquisition of a domestic limited liability company in Foshan.

Ship finance

ChunHua is experienced in helping international shipowners to purchase ships in China.


ChunHua is experienced in advising on employment related issues, including establishment/termination of employment contracts and individual income tax planning.

Specialist areas

    Contact ChunHua

    Stephenson Harwood
    Room 904, R&F Centre
    No. 10 Hua Xia Road
    Zhujiang New Town
    Guangzhou 510623
    The People's Republic of China

    T: +86 20 8388 0590

    Email ChunHua