Jiayan Zhu is a member of the Corporate/M&A team. Since joining the firm in 2013, Jiayan has represented a number of multinational corporations and private equity funds on both cross border and domestic transactions. As a native Chinese speaker and Austrian qualified lawyer, Jiayan has broad experience in advising Chinese major state-owned and private companies entering into the European market and engaged in outbound investments in Austria and CEE. Between September 2019 and December 2020, Jiayan worked in the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where she was a visiting attorney in the M&A department. Jiayan is also an active member of the Association of Chinese Lawyers in Europe.
Admitted to the BarAdmitted to the bar in Austria, 2017
EducationUniversity of Vienna (Mag. iur.), 2012
University of Nottingham, 2011
Chinese, German, English