Merits & Tree Law Offices has hired Kaiwen Zhong as the managing partner to lead its Shenzhen office.

Zhong focuses his practice on banking and finance, corporate and M&A and investment funds. Some of his current clients are in the banking and financial services, insurance, real estate and technology sectors.

According to the firm, Zhong will lead the management and development of the Shenzhen office, particularly in the setting and implementation of the firm’s strategies in the Greater Bay Area and Hainan Free Trade Port.