Our Professionals

Aiden Zhao

Aiden Zhao

Tel : +86 150 1248 9597
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : aidenzhao@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Laws, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
  • Master of Laws, University of Vienna
  • Juris Doctor, City University of Hong Kong
  • Lawyer of the People’s Republic of China (2015)
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (2021)
Practice Areas
Cross-border Investments and Acquisitions (FDI and ODI), Banking and Finance, Capital Markets

Cross-border Investments and M&A

  • advising Hong Kong and foreign investors for their investments and operations in China such as legal due diligence, negotiations, set-up, capital injection, share transfer and financing and advising the policy and regulations on the foreign exchange control of China
  • advising Chinese clients to conduct legal feasibility of the investment destination, preparing transaction structuring and documentation, advising on government approval, filing and registration, and liaising with overseas service providers

Banking and Finance

  • advising Chinese / foreign banks and non-bank financial institutions (e.g. finance companies of enterprise groups, commercial factoring companies, finance holding companies, etc.) on domestic bank facilities, syndicated loans, project financing, importing purchaser’s/exporting seller’s credit business, supply chain finance, external securities and mortgages, and debt restructuring
  • advising enterprise clients and foreign banks on the foreign exchange registrations in China and providing legal support on the compliance of banks and non-bank financial institutions in Hong Kong and the mainland

Capital Markets

  • providing legal service to the mainland and overseas companies in their Hong Kong IPOs and advising on the red-chip / VIE reorganisation, ESOP and other core issues in the reorganisation prior to IPO
Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and English