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Admitted to Practice

  • People's Republic of China


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Victoria Ding


Victoria Ding focuses on corporate law, including mergers & acquisitions and foreign direct investment matters. She has extensive experience advising retailers, real estate developers, real estate investors, and financial institutions on their property-related investments in China. Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine, Victoria worked for other major international law firms.

Representative Experience

Lease for foreign chain stores

Advised famous coffee chain stores in lease of premises for new stores all over China. (2012)

Expo 2010 for foreign governments*

Advised several countries in various issues relating to their respective pavilions in Expo 2010 Shanghai, including but not limited to the construction, contractual disputes and sale of the pavilions. (2011)

Foreign investment in special industry*

Advised a world leading French animal health company in its China market entry and development strategies. (2009)

Joint venture for energy company*

Advised a U.S. new energy company in its joint venture with a collectively-owned chemical company and equity acquisition of a hazardous chemicals trading company in Shandong. (2009)

Property development for domestic company*

Advised a top chain furniture store company in its development of a residential property and a shopping mall in Shenyang. (2009)

Property development for foreign developer*

Advised the largest U.S. real estate developer in its development of a luxury residential property in Shanghai and in its sale and lease of two residential properties in Shanghai and its relevant financing. (2008)

Real estate acquisition and financing*

Advised a U.S. real estate investment fund in its acquisition of a Grade A office building in Shanghai and related real estate financing. (2008)

Merger and acquisition*

Advised a U.S. supermarket in its acquisition of the equity interests in a local retail chain company in China. (2007)
* Denotes experience completed at a prior firm

Additional Qualifications

  • Secondment, Legal Counsel, General Electric, May-September 2011

Professional & Community Activities

  • All China Lawyers Association, 2009