Michael Wadley
Partner, Shanghai
I provide corporate advisory and legal services to foreign investors throughout China and to Chinese investors investing offshore.

Michael is an experienced corporate lawyer and advisor based in Shanghai 23 years.

He is currently the Partner managing MinterEllison's Shanghai office and formerly a Partner and Head of the China Practice for several leading law firms.

He advises clients on a range of general corporate, commercial and governance matters and on legal issues including corporate governance and on commercial aspects of their business. Michael has assisted several hundred Australian, Chinese and foreign companies establish and manage operations in China and Australia. He also assists identify business partners and associated acquisitions.

Serving on boards and involved in his own start-ups before transferring to China with his young family, Michael has continued to serve on boards and involved on several listed company boards, many as Deputy Chair and as Chair and a member of various Board subcommittees.

Michael has served three terms on the Board of Directors of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai where he also co-chaired the Chamber's Joint Financial Services and the Greater China Chambers Committee.

Michael was also for many years a Board member of the Australia China Business Council and a Committee member of the Queensland State Branch. He is an AICD Fellow.