LEAF was founded in 2012 by a team of European lawyers, including Bruno Grangier. Our team is composed of talented Chinese and European lawyers. The team specializes in transactions in China.
Leaf’s partners assist mid-cap enterprises and international corporations, mainly on their M&A operations in China with public and private Chinese players and their fundraising operations for Asia-related markets.
The firm focuses on the tech and e-commerce sectors, which are fast growing markets in China.
Bruno Grangier is the managing partner of Leaf.
Bruno Grangier is developing innovative solutions including a comprehensive cyber security and data breach offering. In alliance with a data intelligence company providing a team of cyber expert, forensic and network specialists, the firm has created TL Group.
TL Group is the alliance between tech and legal services. This team can offer services to companies and managers in compliance audit in cybersecurity, structuring deals involving data assets, understanding the path of data to have a better understanding of potential data breach and increase the security of the assets as well as compliance programs.
Gregory Louvel is a Leaf Partner since March 2015, based in Beijing. Gregory focuses his practice on leading cross-border mergers and acquisition for both international and Chinese clients. His significant experience includes representing clients in the natural resources, healthcare, automotive, entertainment/technology and agribusiness industries. Mr. Louvel’s practices also involves regularly advising clients on corporate and financing transactions in French speaking Africa. Mr. Louvel’s practice also covers compliance (anti-corruption, data privacy) issues for international clients.
Cécilia Vermeulen is the General Manager of the Benelux Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, the BenCham. For 7 years in Shanghai and with a mix background in public and private sector, she is now serving her community with BenCham. She has launched an experts panel program to help BenCham companies to thrive through the coronavirus crisis.