Ning Zhou, LL.B. (Beijing), LL.M. (Frankfurt)

Chinese practising lawyer (lv shi) / Head of China Desk

Ning Zhou is responsible for the operation of our China desk and the communication with our Chinese clients. He has many years of working experience as an in-house counsel and supports the clients on both legal and business-related aspects – in particular, in M&A transactions, asset investments, corporate and project financing, and international trade.

Before joining B4U law, Ning Zhou worked as the head of legal in the European headquarters of a multinational energy enterprise as well as in the business development of a Swiss energy company and was responsible for M&A transactions in the German branch of a Chinese investment fund.

Short biography

  • Admission as foreign lawyer at the Bar Association of Frankfurt am Main since 2023
  • Chinese legal professional qualification since 2010
  • Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • University of International Business and Economics Beijing

Publications (selection)

  • Zhou, Ning, The Trend and Structure Analysis of Chinese Listed Company’s M&A of European Assets, Frankfurt 2016


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  • WeChat ID: zhouningapple
  • Telephone: +49 69 2573 75 354