John Shi is a Partner and Head of the Corporate team of Bird & Bird's Beijing office. He has been based in China for over 17 years specialising in foreign direct investment, cross-border M&A and corporate and regulatory matters.
John has extensive experience in representing multinational companies on their investments in China, covering all aspects of foreign direct investment, M&A and across all types of corporate structures and operational issues in China. He represents clients across a number of key industries, including: financial services, oil and gas, publishing and media, mining, manufacturing, aviation, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
John also regularly works with global colleagues in advising Chinese companies (including many well-known state-owned enterprises), on their offshore investments across jurisdictions such as: Germany, Russia, Australia, USA, UK and Singapore.