Richard is a senior lawyer in our firm’s Corporate and China Practice. As a longtime resident of Hong Kong and Mainland China (since 1988) with many years of experience advising senior management, business owners and investors, Richard understands the needs and challenges of foreign businesses operating on both sides of the Hong Kong/mainland China border.
Richard’s practice covers cross-border investments, mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations in China and Hong Kong, across a range of industries including aerospace, precision engineering, distribution/retail and professional services. He leads a solid team with extensive experience in market entry and troubleshooting the legal and regulatory issues that frequently arise in China, ranging from IP infringement and labor disputes to corruption and fraud investigations.
Over the years, Richard has advised many startups from initial inception through seed and venture capital fund raising stages and has been instrumental in establishing more than 200 corporate operations in China.
Richard is based in our Shanghai office.