Steven’s practice covers a wide spectrum, including securities (PRC domestic or foreign IPOs, asset backed securitization), Finance, Banking, Insurance, Funds, Restructuring, M&A, VC/PE investment, International Investment, FDI, Corporate legal risk management, Family trust and wealth planning and Sino-foreign arbitration.
Steven has an abundance of know-how in the operation of direct-sale enterprises in Mainland China, and experience in representing Chinese businesses in cross-border M&As as well as in the capital market, and vice versa. Examples of Steven’s recent representations of Chinese outbound/inbound M&As included the bidding, acquisition and investment concerning foreign companies, wineries and vineyards (South Africa, Chile and Bulgaria), real estate (London) and olive oil refinery plant (Europe), the setting up of a Sino-NY biotechnology JV, and the expansion and M&A projects of foreign MNEs in the PRC.
In Steven’s 20 years of legal practice, he has served numerous MNEs, inclusive of Fortune 500 companies, and earned substantial experience in the PRC domestic and international markets, while establishing and maintaining quality business friendships with various state agencies, including that of South Africa, Bulgaria and Chile, as well as the state and municipal agencies within the PRC. Steven is well-positioned to provide clients with value-added services that matter.
Taiwan and Mainland China licensed attorney;
Arbitrator of Chinese European Arbitration Centre;
Member of Beijing Youth Chamber of Commerce;
Council Member of Beijing Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises;
Member of International Bar Association;
Partner lawyer of Baker & McKenzie.
Juris Doctor, Candidate, Tsinghua University, Beijing,
EMBA, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Master of Laws, Institute of Law of Chung Cheng University
Bachelor of Laws, Law School of Soochow University