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Gu Lifei

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Gu Lifei is a partner of Labor Law Center II in Shanghai River Delta Law Firm. She has published dozens of professional articles in periodicals of, China Daily, Shanghai Morning Post, Labor News and other newspapers. She has also published some specialized books like The Group Enterprise’s Management Practice of Employment Relationship, and the Management of Special Employees.

She used to hold a post of HR in a company for several years, in charge of formulating labor contracts, rules & regulations, non-competition agreements and other corporate documents, and handling labor disputes and foreigners’ employment. She has rich experience of legal practice and a good command of labor & personnel laws and regulations. In recent years, she’s involved in employee placement, strikes, negotiations and other matters in the course of the bankruptcy reorganization, dissolution and relocation of the enterprises, in which she has accumulated rich experience both in litigation and non-litigation. She is expert in the regulations’ compliance audit, the establishment of service period and non-competition rules, the prevention and resolution of labor disputes as well as the adjustment of staffing policy.


Professional Memberships

Member of Research Committee of Social and Public Services of Shanghai Bar Association

Member of Shanghai Pudong Financial and Law Branch of China Democratic League Member of Law and Social Service Committee of Pudong District of NLD

Honors and Awards

Active Work in Pudong Committee of NLD in 2014-2015

Recent Work

Represented a company in automobile parts in disputes on non-competition, 12.2016-now

Drafted and reviewed the regulations of a famous Japanese company, 10.2015-05.2016

Reviewed the regulations of a famous cosmetics enterprise, 11.2015-03.2016

Employment code adjustment of labor dispatching in a large financing facility company, 03.2015-03.2016

Employee replacement project of a famous cosmetics enterprise in Top 500, 07.2015-11.2015

Represented a multinational bank in a series of disputes with its employees regarding training and service agreements, 09.2014-07.2015

Established a system of non-competition of a well-known painting company, 12.2014-03.2015

Auditing project of employee’s malpractice of a famous manufacturing company, 09.2014-01.2015

Represented a company from Hong Kong in finance in a series of disputes concerning non-competition agreements. These disputes were benchmark for this industry because there was no precedent, 08.2013-10.2014

Education Background

Bachelor of Law, Shanghai University