About Us

Shanghai Dingda Law Firm (“We” or “Our Law Firm”) was established by renowned partners from top tier Chinese law firms and universities. They specialize in criminal defense in finance and internet fields, corporate compliance and crisis management, disposal of non-performing assets, banking and finance, startup-company investment and financing, response to and prevention of foreign trade and anti-money laundering sanctions, civil and commercial dispute resolution, intellectual property rights, data privacy and cyber-security, real estate, construction projects and infrastructure, and bond issuance, medium-term notes, asset securitization (ABS, ABN, CMBS, etc.), private equity investment and financing, corporate listing (domestic and Hong Kong IPO) and other capital market businesses.

Professor Youping XIE, our Director, is a nationally renowned expert in PRC criminal procedure law, and has been a Law Professor and PhD Supervisor successively in the Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Fudan University and Hunan University for over 20 years. Professor Xie currently is also a commissioner of the Expert Consultation Committee of the Supreme People’s Court, a commissioner of the Expert Consultation Committee of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, and the Vice President of the PRC Criminal Procedure Law Research Institute. Professor Xie has published numerous books and articles on criminal procedure law. He has rich experience in criminal defense and has handled many difficult criminal cases.


Dr. Bo XIAO, our Executive Director, earned his Ph.D. degree in Law from Fudan University, his LL.B. and LL.M. degrees from the People’s Public Security University of China, and has tried over 1,000 cases. Dr. Xiao later joined Zhong Lun Law Firm as a Partner, and accumulated rich experience in defending criminal cases and handling corporate crisis. Dr. Xiao’s practice area includes criminal defense, regulatory compliance and anti-bribery, crisis-management, white-collar crime, dispute resolution, especially in the financial industry, capital market and TMT industry. Dr. Xiao has published numerous articles in criminal defense field.

Ms. Mei HAN, our Deputy Director, earned her LL.M. degree from Xiangtan University. She has tried more than 1000 cases. After that, she engaged in legal teaching at university, joined Beijing DeHeng (Changsha) Law Office, and accumulated a large number of civil and commercial and criminal case handling experience. Ms. Han specializes in the areas of civil and commercial dispute resolution (e.g. finance and construction) and white-collar crime, especially the disposal of non-performing assets.


Our vision is to provide reliable, solution-oriented and high-quality legal services to Chinese and foreign clients, especially in the fields of criminal defense, compliance, dispute resolution, disposal of non-performing assets, crisis management, intellectual property rights protection, labor law and foreign-related business.