Peter Xiong is a
lawyer and partner in Guangdong Gain Law Firm. He obtained an MA degree in English
Language and Literature from the English Department of Huazhong Normal
University and a master of law degree in International Economic Laws
from the Law School of Beijing University, the top law school in China.
He also obtained the professional title of Translator.
Before entering the career of a lawyer, Mr.Xiong
worked in an import and export company for nearly 10 years and gained
rich practical experience in company management and international trade
practices, and skills to get along with foreign clients.
Mr.Xiong acts as permanent legal advisers for a number
of companies from the USA, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Europe, Taiwan
and Hong Kong, such as Speedling USA, Incorporated, A. Epstein and Sons
International, Inc., M-Flex Singapore Ltd., West Dragon Co., Ltd., Tottori
Sanyo Electric (Shenzhen) Ltd., etc, providing the clients the legal
services such as: the establishment of representative offices, wholly
foreign-owned companies, joint ventures and cooperative ventures; daily
legal advices; the drafting, examining, translation of various contracts
and other legal documents; the issuance of lawyer¡¯s letter, due diligent
report and lawyer¡¯s witnessing notes; representing clients in the conciliation,
arbitration and litigation of various contract disputes.
Appointed by the law firm and Shenzhen Association
of Foreign Trade and Processing Enterprises, Mr.Xiong is director of
the Law Service Center for Foreign-related Enterprises, providing legal
services for more than 300 foreign-owned enterprises and sino-foreign
joint ventures, which are members of the Association.
Mr.Xiong also acts as permanent legal adviser for
a number of Chinese or joint venture real estate companies such as Shenzhen
Wenwei and Chongqing Huaxin, providing the clients legal services from
the obtainment of land-use rights, to construction and sale of houses,
mortgage on real estate and the conciliation, arbitration and litigation
of real estate disputes.
Employed by the world famous law firm, Baker &
McKenzie, Mr. Xiong worked as senior consultant on Chinese laws, providing
legal consultancies and services to various foreign investment companies
of the law firm.
Areas of practices of Mr. Xiong are: foreign investment
laws, international trade laws, corporation laws, contract laws, and
real estate laws.