Alice Ma

Senior Legal Consultant, Beijing



Alice Ma’s principal areas of practice include cross border mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, private equity, financial leasing as well as other general corporate practice and international business transactions. She has also advised clients across a range of industries including venture capital, oil and gas, shipping and maritime, construction and EPC, real estate, manufacturing, mining, and technology.

Bars and Courts
People's Republic of China (non-practicing)
University of Texas School of Law
Capital University of Economics and Business


Cross Border Mergers & Acquisition

  • A Chinese state owned mining company in its potential acquisition of a public company that is listing in both Canada and New York and has assets in Africa, North America and South America.
  • A leading Chinese shipping company in the investment of logistics and shipping port interest in Kazakhstan, which was voted to be a leading one belt one road deal for 2017. *
  • A leading Chinese shipping company in acquiring interest in a new mid-stream company to be incorporated by a Switzerland company, which will cover 12 asset companies worldwide. *
  • A state-owned energy company in its potential acquisition of FPSO contracts and relevant shipyard assets in Brazil. *

Regulatory, Compliance and Dispute Resolution

  • A Chinese state owned company in its litigation in Algeria, Africa.
  • A leading Chinese coal company in a coal purchase contract dispute against an international company in front of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Tribunal. *


  • An international mining company in asset sale due diligence and its various lien release matters.
  • A U.S. technology company in drafting and negotiating water supply contracts, power supply contracts and maintenance contracts for its data center in Ningxia, China.

Capital Market*

  • A Chinese trust company in setting up a real estate fund in Cayman and investing in real estate properties in the U.S.
  • A Chinese company’s IPO in the U.S. in providing legal advice regarding U.S. security law.


* Experience prior to joining White & Case