Shanghai of counsel featured in ALB Rising Lawyers in China 2019

Press release - Business July 2019

Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce that Shanghai Of Counsel Tony Zhong has been named as one of China’s top up-and-coming lawyers in Asian Legal Business’ “Rising Lawyers in China 2019” feature.

ALB Rising Lawyers in China is an annual feature that identifies 15 ambitious and up-and-coming lawyers in China. Those featured are selected based on recommendations in relation to their high-quality advice in significant deals, the types of clients they represent, and accolades they receive from clients and peers.

Tony has over a decade’s experience advising on corporate deals in China, and has represented both international and domestic companies in China. He focuses on M&A, foreign direct investments, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and regulatory compliance matters. His clients deal in a range of industries from life sciences, commodities, manufacturing to transportation and real estate.

His recent highlight deals include:

  • advising a TSX-listed life sciences company on its joint venture for marketing and distribution of non-antibiotic feed additives in China
  • advising a global investment group on disposal of its shares in a Chinese pharmaceuticals company
  • advising a global commodities group on its joint ventures for the edible oil manufacturing and trading business in China
  • advising a leading battery manufacturer on the China aspect of its global acquisition of the battery and portable lighting business from a global consumer products company.

Qualified in China and in New York, Tony has been ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer, Corporate M&A, China” by Legal 500 for the past three years.

For further information please contact:

Jessica Seah, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, Asia

Tel: +44 20 7444 2202; Mob: +44 7511 027361