Email: samuel.zhang@szlegal.com
Telephone: (852) 2117 0966
Address: Suite 1605, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
Practice Areas: Foreign direct investment in China, regional cross-border transactions, regulatory compliance and general commercial law, international trade, US and PRC anti-dumping investigations

Sam Zhang is the principal of Sam Zhang & Co. based in Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience in advising clients with respect to Chinese corporate and commercial law, particularly in the areas of investment, international trade and cross-border business transactions. Mr. Zhang represents many major U.S. and European companies doing business in and with China, and assists Chinese, Hong Kong and Taiwanese companies in their conduct of business in the United States. Some of his recent experiences include:
   
Advised an American company in the acquisition of substantial brewing assets in northeastern China;
Advised a Chinese state-owned company in an aviation joint venture project;
Acted for a major American brewery in the acquisition of a Chinese brewery and subsequent expansion project;
Acted for a Chinese company on a diesel engine joint venture project in an Asian country;
Acted for a real estate developer with respect to the construction of commercial and luxury hotel complex in Shanghai;
Acted for an American electronics company in their acquisition of a Taiwanese group company with investments in Hong Kong, PRC, Taiwan;
Acted for a number of American chemical corporations in a number of acquisitions and greenfield projects in China;
Served as an advisor to the Chinese government in drafting Chinese legislations;
Handled PRC labor-related matters for major multinational corporations in China;
Acted for multiple Chinese companies in the US anti-dumping cases involving roller bearing, paper and other industries;
Acted for US and European corporations in newsprint, steel and various industry sectors in PRC anti-dumping cases;
Acted for over 40 Chinese bedroom furniture manufacturers in US anti-dumping investigations.
 
Mr. Zhang became a partner at the Washington D.C. office of Graham & James in 1992. In 1994, he was seconded by Graham & James to Deacons Hong Kong as a resident consultant. He started Sam Zhang & Co. in 2003.
 
Academic and professional qualifications:
LL.M from University of Michigan; Diploma from the Hague Academy of International law; LL.B from Wuhan University; Bachelor of Arts from Zhongshan University
 
Jurisdictions admitted:
State of New York and Washington District of Columbia, United States
 
Languages:
English, Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese