Chuan Sun

Chuan Sun


Peking University (B.A., 1996)
Ohio State University (M.A., 1998)
Northwestern University (Ph.D., 2004)
Northwestern University (J.D., 2004)

Bar Admissions

Hong Kong (Solicitor)

Chuan Sun is a partner based in the Shanghai office. He focuses his practice on cross-border M&A transactions, sophisticated technology, media, and telecom (TMT) transactions and complex IP/commercial matters across Greater China.

Mr. Sun regularly advises multinational corporations, state-owned enterprises, private companies and PE/VC firms in complex cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and business separation transactions.

Mr. Sun also has significant experience in strategic corporate-commercial and technology transactions, including outsourcing, manufacturing, distribution, supply and franchising arrangements, and IP licensing arrangements across multiple industries. His TMT and IP regulatory experience includes telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, cyber security, data privacy, cloud computing, as well as telematics.

Mr. Sun has more than 14 years of experience in both Asia and the U.S. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, he worked in the Hong Kong office of a Magic Circle firm and the Chicago office of another leading international firm.

Mr. Sun is the co-author of the Hong Kong & China chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms and Media, 2014 & 2015; the Hong Kong & China chapters of Getting the Deal Through: Market Intelligence – Telecoms and Media, 2015; and the Hong Kong chapter of Sourcing World 2nd Edition 2015.

Mr. Sun is admitted in Illinois and in Hong Kong as a Solicitor. Mr. Sun is a native Mandarin speaker.

Mr. Sun was recommended for China Healthcare and Life Sciences: Foreign Firms, Hong Kong Intellectual Property and Hong Kong TMT by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

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