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Zoe Zhou

T: +86 20 8388 0590 M: +86 137 6085 6526 Email Zoe | Vcard Office: Guangzhou

Zoe Zhou Managing partner

Contact details

Zoe Zhou

Zoe Zhou
Managing partner

T: +86 20 8388 0590 M: +86 137 6085 6526 Email Zoe | Vcard Office: Guangzhou

Zoe is a partner at Wei Tu law firm*. She specializes in corporate legal issues and has more than 10 years of experiences in M&A, overseas listing, private equity, foreign direct investment and general corporate issues.
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She is also experienced in the protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual rights and advising on franchising arrangement. Zoe is familiar with employment issues and regularly advises foreign clients on their employment compliance issues. In addition, she has represented various overseas companies in the PRC courts in relation to commercial disputes, intellectual property infringement, and employment matters. 

* Wei Tu (a PRC law firm registered in Guangzhou) and Stephenson Harwood (a law firm registered in Hong Kong) are in a CEPA association under the name “Stephenson Harwood - Wei Tu (China) Association”. CEPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is a free trade agreement concluded between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Under CEPA, Hong Kong based law firms are permitted to operate in association with Mainland Chinese law firms to provide comprehensive legal services in Mainland China governed by Chinese and non-Chinese laws.

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Assisting in the mass layoff carried out by a factory invested by an Italian company.

Advising a world leading professional service provider over employment issues after a major acquisition.

Providing legal advice to a famous European airline company on the termination of air crew after the cancellation of the route starting from Guangzhou.

Assisting a Spanish investor in the mass dismissal of employees prior to the liquidation of its JV in Guangzhou.

Advising a HK listed company on the various employment issues arising from the relocation of its Foshan factory.

Representing the Shenzhen subsidiary of a UK company in a series of labour disputes before Shenzhen labour arbitration tribunal and court.

Advising a Singapore listed company on the dismissal of its China CEO and representing the client in the ensuing arbitration and litigation.

Representing a US airplane appliance producer in the acquisition of further interests in one of its joint venture with a Chinese state owned company. The acquisition is completed by public bidding through China Beijing Equity Exchange.

Assisting a Hong Kong listed company in the selling of its equity interests in three PRC subsidiaries (JV) to its JV partner.

Advising a European investor in the acquisition of a logistics company with three PRC subsidiaries.

Advising a world leading provider of internet and computer service in the selling of its PRC manufacturing subsidiaries.

Assisting a HK real estate developer in the selling of its shares in its PRC subsidiary.

Legal advice to a HK company which specialises in traditional Chinese medicine regarding franchising arrangement and joint venture project in mainland China.

Assisting a leading Spanish plastics products manufacturer in a joint venture dispute and coordinating the related disputes.

Assisting a leading UK B2B marketing and public relationship consulting company in a joint venture dispute and coordinating the related disputes.

Assisting a leading UK pig farming enterprise in the negotiation of various cooperation projects in different regions in China.

Advising a renowned UK university on its establishment of a wholly-owned entity in China to carry out biomedical technology research and development, technology consulting and services.

Advising a UK-based supplier of premium building and precision engineering products in relation to the setting up of a wholly foreign-owned enterprise.

Assisting a world leading medical service provider in setting up clinics in South China.

Planning and setup of the trading and technology centre for a leading USA outdoor gear brand.

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