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Shaw Zhao, Jingtian & Gongcheng

Shaw Zhao

Jingtian & Gongcheng

Tel: +86 10 5809 1026
Email: zhao.xiao@jingtian.com

Practice areas

Arbitration & ADR; Labour & employment; Dispute resolution


Shaw Zhao obtained his LLB from the Wuhan University and his LLM from Central University of Finance and Economics. Zhao has been admitted to the PRC bar.

Zhao is a partner at Jingtian & Gongcheng, and a commissioner at the Professional Commission of Labour and Social Security Law in the Beijing Lawyers Association.

Zhao’s legal practice concentrates on the areas of HR compliance, stock incentive compensation, corporate internal governance and commercial dispute resolution. Zhao is distinguished at providing high-quality legal services for domestic and foreign companies, including representing clients in labour dispute cases, commercial dispute cases, collective negotiations, non-competition disputes and trade secrets disputes, providing legal consultation on issues regarding labour law, reviewing, drafting and revising corporate internal rules and other legal documents, and formulating optimum proposals. In addition, Zhao has successfully handled matters involving template designs for stock incentive compensation agreements template design, trade secrets and talent contention, HR compliance, employee settlement, executives’ dismissal, emergency management, labour dispatch and HR outsourcing, corporate control contention, etc.

Prominent clients of Zhao include: CITIC, China Huaneng, China Huarong, Sinopec, CASIC, Sinopharm, Sinomach, MCC (China Metallurgical Group Corporation), China Railway, PICC, Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences, Changan Auto, Geely Auto, Hanon Systems, GuoDu Securities, China Bohai Bank, Chow Tai Fook, 5I5JGroup, Nio Capital, Ocean Link, Merck Group, Ernst & Young, D&J, Zhihu, Rising, Cheetah Mobile, YongHe Group, Digital Domain, Xiaomi, Alibaba, and Fresh Hema.

Zhao has been recognised as one of the CLECSS Top 10 Outstanding Young Lawyers in 2021. He was named as a “Rising Star” by China Business Law Journal in 2022 and a “The Legal 500 2023 Featured Lawyer” by The Legal 500 in 2022.

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