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Ian Chen

Registered Foreign Lawyer
Baker & McKenzie
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Ian Chen is a Registered Foreign Lawyer of Baker McKenzie. Ian's practice focuses on corporate finance, M&A transactions, venture capital investments, foreign direct investments and corporate governance.

Ian has extensive experience in corporate transactional matters, including M&A, downstream investments of private equity and venture capital funds, PRC inbound and outbound investments in a variety of industries, ranging from advertisement, technology, media, telecommunication, education to traditional manufacturing, pharmaceutical, wholesale, retail, and banking.

Practice Focus

Ian has represented many private equity funds and venture capital funds as well as industrial and strategic investors for their investments in China, in which he has been involved in all stages of various corporate transactional matters, ranging from deal structuring, due diligence, documentation, to negotiation, deal execution, and post-transaction integration and restructuring. He also advises multinational companies on general corporate and compliance matters on a regular basis, including reviewing and drafting commercial contracts, leases, and advising on labor, foreign exchange, anti-corruption (including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) legal matters.

Ian earned his LL.B. and LL.M. from Xiamen University School of Law. He has also obtained a second LL.M. from New York University School of Law. Ian was admitted to practice in China and the State of New York.


  • New York~United States


  • New York University School of Law (LLM Corporate Law) (2009)
  • Xia Men University (LLM (Honours)) (2007)
  • Xia Men University (LLB (Honours)) (2004)