Monica Sun, a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in the global energy practice in Beijing, has experience of advising on oil and gas (including LNG), power, renewables, mining, infrastructure projects and transactions around the world, in particular advising major Chinese companies on their outbound investment. Her clients include major Chinese state-owned enterprises such as Sinopec, CNOOC, CNPC, State Grid, Huaneng, Huadian, Shenhua, Minmetals, SRF, Power China, CMC and CMEC. Her practice covers M&A, joint ventures, project development and project finance, private equity investment, corporate law and corporate finance. She also has considerable experience in advising foreign clients on doing business in China. Monica has advised on acquisitions and projects in jurisdictions including China, Australia, Indonesia, Africa, the former Soviet Union, South America, the United Kingdom and other key markets along the routes of the Belt and Road Initiative.