HJM Asia Law – Managing Partner
Caroline Bérubé is the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law (with offices in China and Singapore). She is admitted to practice in New York and Singapore and holds a BCL (civil law) and an LL.B. (common law) from McGill University, Canada. She studied Chinese law at the National University of Singapore in the 90s and was one of the first foreign lawyers to be admitted to Singapore.
Caroline has been based in Asia since 1998 working with SMEs, MNCs, foreign banks and private equity funds advising them in the fields of commercial law, IP, HR and M&A. With a longstanding presence on the ground in Asia, she is well versed in the opportunities and risks associated with most Asian jurisdictions.
Caroline lectured at Laval University in Canada and currently lectures at Assas International – Asia Campus and Bocconi University. She is also a regular speaker at various international universities, seminars and conferences, giving over 50 presentations per year. Caroline holds several senior positions in international legal organizations such as the International Bar Association, Inter-Pacific Bar Association and Primerus. In 2015, Caroline was selected as the Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, which recognizes the most distinguished leaders under the age of 40 and authored a book in English and French titled “Doing Business in China” published by Lexis Nexis.