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Simon Zhu

Counsel

Shanghai
Direct: +86 21 22210683
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Simon Zhu is counsel and based in Shanghai office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He is a member of the international department and focuses on corporate practices.

Mr. Zhu has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions transactions, and specializes in energy and real estate sectors. Mr. Zhu also advises multinational clients on a wide range of corporate works including greenfield investment, restructuring, planning and construction, regulatory compliance, and commercial leasing.

Recent works of Mr. Zhu include:

  • advising a major energy company it is joint venture in China with a major Chinese energy company
  • advising a China based software company in its acquisition of a Russian trading software developer
  • advising a US based chemical company in its relocating and reconstructing its manufacturing facilities in Jiangsu province
  • advising a US based vehicle component company in its acquisition of an axle manufacturing joint venture in Hubei province
  • advising a multinational bank in its financing of a coking plant in Jiangsu province
  • advising an international oil and gas company in its formation of an oil refinery joint venture with two other major oil and gas companies in Zhejiang province
  • advising a leading private equity firm in its financing open-pit coal mine projects in Xinjiang province
  • advising an independent power producer in its acquisition of coal fired, hydro power and wind farm projects in China
  • advising a global financial institution in its acquisition of heavy duty road and lead-zinc mine projects in China.

Mr. Zhu speaks fluent English and Mandarin, and is also a qualified translator.

Simon Zhu is counsel and based in Shanghai office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He is a member of the international department and focuses on corporate practices.

Mr. Zhu has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions transactions, and specializes in energy and real estate sectors. Mr. Zhu also advises multinational clients on a wide range of corporate works including greenfield investment, restructuring, planning and construction, regulatory compliance, and commercial leasing.

Recent works of Mr. Zhu include:

  • advising a major energy company it is joint venture in China with a major Chinese energy company
  • advising a China based software company in its acquisition of a Russian trading software developer
  • advising a US based chemical company in its relocating and reconstructing its manufacturing facilities in Jiangsu province
  • advising a US based vehicle component company in its acquisition of an axle manufacturing joint venture in Hubei province
  • advising a multinational bank in its financing of a coking plant in Jiangsu province
  • advising an international oil and gas company in its formation of an oil refinery joint venture with two other major oil and gas companies in Zhejiang province
  • advising a leading private equity firm in its financing open-pit coal mine projects in Xinjiang province
  • advising an independent power producer in its acquisition of coal fired, hydro power and wind farm projects in China
  • advising a global financial institution in its acquisition of heavy duty road and lead-zinc mine projects in China.

Mr. Zhu speaks fluent English and Mandarin, and is also a qualified translator.

Education

  • LL.M., China Southwest University of Political Science and Law (2006)

  • LL.M., Washington University (2005)

  • LL.B., China Southwest University of Political Science and Law (2003)

  • B.A. English Literature, Sichuan International Studies University (2002)

Admissions

  • China
  • New York

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association