- Republic of Singapore (36B of LPA Registered to practise corporate and commercial Singapore Law)
- People’s Republic of China
- Chartered Secretary (ACS, ACIS)
- National University of Singapore, 2009, PhD, Law
- National University of Singapore, 2003, LLM
- Fudan University, China, 2002, LLB (Hons)
Leveraging her knowledge of the Chinese legal, regulatory, and business landscape, Dr Qiu works with international clients on transactions in Singapore as well as Chinese clients within and beyond China.
She focuses on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, general offers, major acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and dual-listing transactions. She assists clients in setting up renminbi (RMB) private equity funds, establishing joint ventures, and acquiring commercial properties and business operations. Dr Qiu also assists China-based clients in acquiring target assets in Europe and advises Singapore listed companies issuing Taiwan Depository Receipts. In addition, Dr Qiu is experienced in advising corporate governance and compliance matters from the perspective of Singapore laws. She has retained a list of loyal clients engaging her for long-term legal service to ensure legal compliance in Singapore over the years.
Prior to joining ZICO Law’s Singapore office, Dr Qiu had been practicing in Stamford Law Corporation (a Singapore legal practice merged with an international law firm – Morgan Lewis & Bockius) for nine years since January 2008. Dr Qiu is a Registered Foreign Lawyer permitted to practice corporate and commercial Singapore law and is legally qualified in the People’s Republic of China.
Fluent in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese, Dr Qiu frequently contributes to legal publications in both Chinese and English. She also acted as an interpreter from Shanghainese to English and vice versa for the State Courts of Singapore.