Hong Mei is a qualified Certified Practising Accountant. She has a wealth of business consulting experience particularly in relation to international trade. Prior to joining MMLC, Hong Mei worked in the corporate finance department of a PRC import and export company. Her recent experience includes:

  • Representing a European solar energy entity in acquisitions in China
  • Representing a US auto company in acquiring a Chinese motorcycle manufacturer
  • Representing a US industrial components conglomerate in acquisition of key assets in China
  • Advising a US chemicals company on IP asset acquisition and licensing
  • Advising a US beverages entity on the acquisition of a China based beverages entity
  • Advising an Australian agricultural focused entity on the acquisition of an interest in a China dairy foods entity
  • Advising US and European plant variety developers in transactional and licensing matters in China
  • Advising various agricultural MNCs on R&D projects in China, including equity stakes and JV issues
  • Advising a European clothing manufacturer on FDI, JVs and the acquisition of competitors in China
  • Advising various hedge funds and investment banks on numerous Hong Kong IPOs, and cross-border transactions
  • Acting for a New Zealand based biotechnology equipment company in the sale of its instruments to major Chinese food processing companies
  • Advising a well-known US based technology company on the sale of equipment to Chinese dairy processors, as well as ongoing reagent sales and servicing arrangements
  • Advising on restructuring of the China based operations of a European clothing and sports goods manufacturer
  • Running corporate accounting and tax filings for FIEs and representative offices in Beijing
  • Negotiating the grant of foreign trade rights for various PRC companiesAdvising various Global Fortune 500 companies and government corporations on international tax issues and planning
  • Representing various PRC and international companies in customs and tax disputes 

    "MMLC Group is praised as ‘quick, efficient and effective’. The ‘highly intelligent, professional and skilled’ Matthew Murphy leads the group, which is often instructed by large international clients on brand protection, trade mark registration and licensing matters. Ellen Wang is also recommended." 

    "IP boutique MMLC Group fields four partners in mainland China. Key clients include Apple Inc (which it advised on trade mark licensing issues with a Chinese partner) ... Founding partner Matthew Murphy is recommended for anti-piracy and patent litigation, and is supported by Ellen Wang, Hong Mei and Yu Du."

Hong Mei

Corporate and Technology

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