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GLO Welcomes New Partners

GLO is pleased to announce that Mr. Rongzhen Bao, Ms. Shujun Liu, Mr. Jack Law, Mr. Degang Ma, Ms. Maggie Meng, Mr. Yonghua Zhang and Mr. Deming Zhao have joined the firm as partners. Deming Zhao is based in Shanghai, Jack Law is based in Shenzhen while the others are based in Beijing.


Mr. Rongzhen Bao is one of our partners based in Beijing office. His practice areas cover general corporate matters, merger & acquisition, labor, compliance and risk control and anti-commercial bribery. Mr. Bao is also one of the leading partners of our Japanese practice team with 20 years’ experience of providing extensive legal service for Chinese and Japanese multinational companies.


Ms. Shujun Liu is one of the partners based in Beijing office. She is also the leading partner of the Japanese practice and one of the key members of the antitrust practice of GLO. Her practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions, antitrust and compliance, crisis management and general corporate. Ms. Shujun Liu has more than ten years of legal experience. She is particularly familiar with the customs and culture of Japanese enterprises and has extensive experience in providing legal services to Japanese enterprises and supporting Chinese enterprises to invest in Japan.


Mr. Jack Law is a partner based in our Shenzhen Office. He specializes in cross-border litigations and arbitrations. Jack is qualified in China and New York, USA. He worked at the Shenzhen District Attorney’s Office and the Superior Court of Washington D.C., USA for years before entering into private practice, with thorough understanding and experience of judicial practices in PRC and common law jurisdictions. Jack and his team have been working closely with lawyers in US, UK and Hong Kong to provide cross-border dispute resolution services for PRC and international clients.


Mr. Degang Ma is a partner based in our Beijing Office. He has over 20 years of legal experience. His practice areas focus on intellectual property protection, transnational intellectual property trade (technology import), technology transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and intellectual property dispute resolution. Mr. Ma is one of the few Chinese lawyers who has represented Chinese companies in dealing with 337 investigation cases in the United States. Mr. Ma has represented many major and difficult litigation cases and commercial arbitration cases conducted by the Supreme People's Court and the High People's Court. He also provided legal services for multiple clients applying for Chinese well-known trademarks and Beijing famous trademarks.


Maggie Meng, partner based in Beijing office, is specialized in cybersecurity & data compliance, personal information/ privacy protection, e-commerce and network laws and regulations. Maggie has ever worked in the Fortune 500 multinational companies and a well-known law firm for more than 10 years. Also,she served as the General Counsel and Data Protection Officer at an AI Unicorn. She has rich practical experience in TMT, especially in the field of telecommunications, Internet, market access & regulatory compliance & qualification/ licenses in artificial intelligence industry, data compliance, advertising, rights protection, etc. She has built  an effective system of data compliance based on laws and regulations of China, Europe and America, which has been interviewed by CCTV.


Yonghua Zhang is a partner based in our Beijing Office. Mr. Zhang specialized in intellectual property law and IP related antitrust law. He concentrates his practice primarily on patent management and related dispute resolution. Prior to joining GLO, Mr. Zhang has been working in Legal Affairs Department of SIPO for 18 years, and took part in amendments to several intellectual property laws and IP-related international agreements negotiations, as well as delved into the IP-related laws and regulations.


Dr. Deming Zhao is a partner based in our Shanghai office. His practices cover corporate and regulatory compliance, customs and trade compliance, M&A, IP licensing and assignment, shipping and logistics, insurance, employment and litigation & arbitration. His clients include multinational companies, foreign-invested enterprises, insurance companies and state-owned enterprises and private domestic companies. Dr. Zhao is one of the pioneers who has developed the legal practice of customs & trade compliance in China, which has won wide recognition among multinational clients.


GLO is committed to cultivating legal professionals in an inclusive, upbeat, proactive and united culture. As one of the country's most well-established and respected firms, we will continue to deliver quality one-stop services and contribute back to the society.