Serving as New Horizons’ Legal Counsel for Global Mobility, Marie-Laure is an integral team member who oversees the company’s legal, HR, and mobility divisions. Since 2018, Marie-Laure has managed New Horizons’ general legal operations, conducted foreign-invested companies incorporation in China (WFOE), and GDPR compliance. Additionally, Marie-Laure has consulted for China and Singapore mobility cases, and implemented internal HR processes.
Marie-Laure graduated from the Exchange Law School at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. In addition to this qualification, she holds a Master’s Degree in International Law and Legal Studies, from France’s University of Nantes, and a Master’s Degree in International Business (French-Chinese Management), from IEMN-IAE.
Marie-Laure has extensive experience as a legal professional in North America, Europe, and Asia. Having worked as a law clerk, corporate legal counsel, and HR and legal supervisor, Marie-Laure has an expert knowledge on all matters of corporate law. In her time working for companies like INS Consulting and SCHMITT & ORLOV, Marie-Laure has assisted businesses in the drafting of legal documents, managed risk and legal compliance, and conducted negotiations on behalf of her international clients.
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