Mr Anthony Zhao is the Chairman of the Management Committee of Zhong Lun Law Firm.
Anthony obtained his LLB from Fudan University, LLM in International Economic Law from Queen’s University (Canada), and LLM in Corporate Law from New York University.
He is admitted to practice law in China and New York State, and previously worked at Paul Weiss in New York and Hong Kong before joining Zhong Lun. Anthony’s practice is concentrated on PE/VC investments, corporate/M&A and capital markets, with extensive experience in a broad range of industrial sectors in China. Anthony has been consistently recognised by major international institutions as a leading Asian law practitioner in the above areas and TMT sector. He was awarded by All China Lawyers Association as a “National Leading Lawyer” and honoured by Shanghai Bar Association as an “Orient’s Best Lawyer”.
He is a member of the Standing Committee of CPPCC Shanghai Pudong New Area Committee, and was as a member of All-China Youth Federation (the Ninth National Congress).
Anthony is married and has one child who attended Wellington College International Shanghai. Anthony is a keen observer of international relations, likes to be a gastronomic traveller, and enjoys exploring the creativity embedded in different cultures.