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Qu Xiaorong

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Practice Areas & Industries

Litigation & Arbitration


Mergers and Acquisitions

General information
Attorney Cathy Qu, Vice Director and Senior Partner of Shanghai River Delta Law Firm, Practice Areas are Labor , Litigation & Arbitration, Compliance, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Ms.Qu is a Labor Law Professional Committee member of Shanghai Lawyers Association. She was recommended by Chamber Asia Pacific 2019 and Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017&2018 Editorial and also was the special guest of “Lawyers’voice”, which is a O2O live program organized by Shanghai Bureau of Justice.

Ms. Qu has practiced Employment Law for more than a decade, making her an expert in the areas of labour law and HR compliance. Her specialties are in providing companies with effective human resources management solutions, arbitration and litigation representations, internal bylaws and document design, drafting and revision services, practical training, personnel placement schemes of enterprise structural redundancy, on-site negotiation services, etc.  Many MNCs have required Ms. Qu’s consultation services on HR compliance issues and settling disputes triggered in English and Chinese. Additionally, she has provided them with litigation and non-litigation services which have had a significant social impact on many occasions. Ms. Qu has been invited by various institutions, government departments, chambers and enterprises to give public or internal seminars on multiple occasions. Audiences have spoken highly of her due to her expertise and teaching style.
Overseas Publications: In 2017 and 2018, as the exclusive cooperation partner in China, Ms. Qu was invited by In-House Lawyer under Legal 500 to draft Employment & Labour Law of the International Comparative Guide (China Vision); as the exclusive cooperation partner in China, in 2014, Ms. Qu was invited by Global Legal Group to draft Employment & Labor Law 2015 (China Vision).
She provides services for the following clients:
Danaher, HSBC, Thomson Reuters, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LEO Pharma, Vincotech GmbH, Korber  FENDI , Toys ,Bombardier, Columbia,GUCCI, ZARA, Hormel, NCB, Shui On Group, IHG, Shanghai Centre, OMG, etc.

Representative Transactions

Over 10000 employees transferred to one large logistics company.

Representation of one famous e-commerce company in a Collective Dispute Vs more than one hundred employees.

An employee restructuring in one large manufacturing company.

A participant in a Trade Union Set-up Project for a Well-known Group Company.

A participant in the establishment of a series of internal bylaws for over 20 subsidiaries of a Group Company.





East China University of Political Science and Law, Bachelor Degree 

LL.M. degree with distinction in the UK