Caroline graduated from McGill University with a BCL and LL.B degree and completed her studies at the National University of Singapore with a focus on Chinese laws. Caroline began her legal career working in Singapore for a British law firm. During that period, she represented international corporate clients and banks in asset-financing and M&A cross-border transactions, travelling to various Asian countries in the course of her work. In 2002, she moved to China to be part of the rapidly developing legal industry there, and joined a Chinese law firm specializing in corporate law. Since then, her career has focused on Chinese corporate law and commercial practice, an area in which she has built up well-respected expertise amongst many European, Asian and North American clients. Caroline is especially well-regarded for advising clients on the Asian legal structure of their companies, based on her sound understanding of the pitfalls and advantages of most Asian jurisdictions.
Caroline has advised clients in various industries such as manufacturing, entertainment, and energy (oil, gas and mining), technology and services.
Due to her longstanding expertise, practice and professionalism as a lawyer in Asia, Caroline has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers. Caroline is also a regular speaker at many international conferences.
Caroline is an arbitrator approved by the Chinese European Arbitration Center.