Alan Zhou is a partner at Global Law Office based in Shanghai. His practice is focused in the areas of general corporate, transactions, compliance and risk control. As an expert on legal issues surrounding mergers and acquisitions, compliance and tax of foreign investment in China, Mr Zhou has extensive experience in solving complex and challenging issues, advice on creative and strategic solutions.

Mr Zhou has a particularly strong background in the life and health industry. He has routinely represented multinational corporations. As a participant or as an external counsel, Mr. Zhou has been engaged by local authorities and industrial associations for advising on legislation and industrial standard in life and health industry, topics of which including online hospital, digital marketing, medial insurance reform, medical representative management, and other compliance topics.

Mr Zhou has been worked with Boehringer Ingelheim China as the general counsel in China over nine years and is responsible for various legal matters including general corporate, acquisitions and joint venture formation, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and corporate restructure. Mr Zhou has been ranked as a leading practitioner in healthcare and M&A by Chambers and Partners 2012–2019 and selected as a leading practitioner in mergers and acquisitions in the Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides.