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Clifford Chance
Jean Thio

Jean Thio


Jean Thio

Jean Thio is a partner in the Capital Markets group of Clifford Chance's Shanghai Office.

Jean specialises in a wide range of debt and equity capital markets transactions as well as US securities work, including US regulatory and compliance matters.

She regularly advises Chinese clients on US legal issues including OFAC sanctions laws, US tax matters, US Investment Company Act issues and FATCA. She also works on compliance and private placement matters for Chinese issuers listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

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Career and qualifications

  • King's College, University of London (LLB) 1996
  • Admitted as a barrister in England & Wales 1997
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Singapore 1999
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2002
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2008
  • Partner since 2011

Awards and citations

  • Band 3: Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms) in China
    Chambers Greater China Region Guide 2023
  • Highly Regarded for Capital Markets: Debt and Banking in Singapore
    IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific 2023