Our People

Our team members:

are educated and qualified in multiple jurisdictions

possess extensive international experiences

are efficient, dedicated, professional and ethical

provide value-added, practical and high quality legal services to clients

Samuel Zhang

The principal of Sam Zhang & Co.

(852) 2117 0966

Suite 1605, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Sam Zhang is the principal of Sam Zhang & Co. based in Hong Kong. He has over 30 years of experienace 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 region and other countries.

Practice Areas:

Corporate and investment in China, regional cross-border transactions, regulatory compliance and general commercial law, international trade, US and PRC anti-dumping investigations

Some of his recent experiences include:

  • Advised an international brewer in the acquisition of dozens of breweries in China;
  • Advised a Chinese state-owned company in a large aircraft manufacturing joint venture project;
  • Advised PE firms on various investment projects in China;
  • Advised multinational corporations in their merger and restructuring projects;
  • Acted for a Chinese company on a large diesel engine 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 and Taiwan;
  • Acted for American chemical corporations in the acquisitions of onshore and offshore facilities as well as 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;
  • Acted for US and European corporations in PRC anti-dumping cases;

Mr. Zhang was 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. 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


English, Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese