Liming Huang

Partner. Melbourne.

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Liming Huang

Liming has an unparalleled understanding of how Chinese clients conduct business and what they think. He offers clarity and insight when working on cross border transactions and is able to provide valuable cultural context.

Whether drafting bilingual legal advice and documentation, or presenting commercial and insightful solutions, Liming’s guidance enables his Australian clients to feel confident in their dealings with foreign parties.

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Liming has an unparalleled understanding of how Chinese clients conduct business and what they think. He offers clarity and insight when working on cross border transactions and is able to provide valuable cultural context.

Whether drafting bilingual legal advice and documentation, or presenting commercial and insightful solutions, Liming’s guidance enables his Australian clients to feel confident in their dealings with foreign parties.

He has acted for Chinese energy and resource State-owned enterprises, as well as banks and private companies. Liming specialises in cross border mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, banking and corporate dispute resolutions, corporate advisory and project finance.

“A true expert in giving bilingual advice” Cao Huiquan, CEO of Hunan Valin Steel
Liming Huang

Liming's Expertise

  • Norton Gold Fields Advised Zijin Mining Group in its takeover of Norton Gold Fields Ltd, by scheme of arrangement in Australia.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation’s PNG gold mine Advised Zijin Mining Group on its US$298 million acquisition of 50% of Barrick (Niugini) Limited from Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s largest gold producer. Barrick (Niugini) manages the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
  • Joint venture with Minjah Ranges Advised Minjah Ranges on its joint venture with Xinjiang Tianshan Animal Husbandry Bio Engineering Co., Limited in Australia.
  • $1.27 billion equity investment by Hunan Valin Group in Fortescue Metals Group Advised Hunan Valin Group in a billion dollar multi-jurisdictional transaction involving Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.
  • $250 million equity investment by Chongqing Iron and Steel Corporation Provided bilingual advice and documentation for Chongqing’s Extension Hill project, giving the Mandarin transactional documents the same legal validity as the English version.
  • $150 million project finance by China Development Bank and Austrian RZB Bank in Galaxy Resources Ltd Advised China Development Bank, in partnership with a Chinese law firm, on its project facility agreement.
  • $25 million equity investment by Hunan Valin Steel in Golden West Resources Ltd Advised Hunan Valin Steel in its equity investment and offtake agreement with Golden West Resources Ltd.
  • Ansteel investments Advised Ansteel in investment related issues with Gindalbie Metals Ltd and Karara Joint Ventures in Western Australia.
  • Foxconn Technologies Advised on investments in Australia.
  • Tencent Holdings Advised on investments in Australia.

What others say

  • “A true expert in giving bilingual advice, which gives confidence in a foreign jurisdiction” Cao Huiquan, CEO of Hunan Valin Steel

Liming's Leadership

  • Australia China Business Council Victoria Vice President
  • The University of Melbourne Law School Juris Doctor student mentor
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth China Focus Group Co-Chair