Anne Severin

Partner

Office(s) :

Shanghai

Paris

Beijing

Bar(s) : Paris

Biography

Anne Severin has been working in China since 1997 and advises French and European companies in the Shanghai region. She was a member of the Office of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China and is a French Adviser on International Trade.

In 2017 she was also recognised by the City of Shanghai as the first foreign lawyer to be awarded the Magnolia Medal, which recognises foreigners that have particularly contributed to the economic and social development of Shanghai.

She contributes each year to the legal section of Sinoscope and speaks on the legal environment in China before delegations from IHEDN, ESSEC, the École Polytechnique, as well as at the request of the Consul General of France in Shanghai to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Keeper of the Seals, as well as parliamentary delegations.

  • Master’s (DEA) in International Trade Law, Université Paris II
  • Undergraduate degree (DULCO) in Chinese, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)
  • Undergraduate degree from the Comparative Law Institute at Université Paris II
  • Executive MBA, Université Paris – Dauphine
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Magnolia Prize (2017)
  • 2019: first prize for women in business in China, awarded by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China.
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