Suite 5709, Tower 1, Plaza 66
1266 Nanjing West Road
Shanghai 200040, PR China
Tel: (+86 21) 6080 0905
Fax: (+86 21) 6080 0999
Current position: Partner
Practice area/industry focus: General corporate & commercial, corporate compliance, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment
Career highlights: David’s primary practice areas are general corporate and commercial, corporate compliance, foreign direct investment and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He has been advising numerous Fortune Global 500 and other multinational and foreign companies on their investments, acquisitions and daily business operations since he started his professional career. He also advises large and medium sized Chinese companies on doing business in overseas markets, particularly assisting with Chinese companies’ outbound direct investments and mergers and acquisitions. The clients that he represents come from a wide variety of industry sectors, such as automotive, healthcare, petrochemical, retail, FMCG, logistics, clean energy, hospitality and advertising.
David regularly advises clients on their China operations in connection with compliance policies and guidelines, internal compliance reviews, audits and government investigations involving commercial bribery and other regulatory compliance matters. He also conducts internal investigations for clients, including those concerning vendors and company employee conflicts of interest, self-dealing, PRC anti-bribery rules and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
David has consecutively been ranked as a leading PRC lawyer by legal ranking organisations, such as Chambers & Partners, Asialaw and Legal 500.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 in Corporate/M&A