Robert Y. M. Kwauk
Partner | Beijing
Beijing: +86-10-6530-9001

Bob assists Canadian and other international companies investing and doing business in China. He has extensive experience in strategizing, structuring, negotiating and documenting various transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, and technology transfer. He also assists a number of Chinese corporations in their acquisitions and financing in North America.

In 1998, Bob relocated from the Firm's Calgary office to establish its Beijing office and has resided there since that time.

Bob's previous experience in China included teaching economics and finance at a University in Xian in the late 1980s, a secondment to a law firm in Taipei in the early 1990s, and acting as counsel for a major Africa-based energy project invested by the national oil company of China in the mid-1990s.

Before becoming a lawyer, Bob was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2015 (Canada: Corporate/M&A - Expert Based Abroad, and China: Corporate/M&A - Foreign Expert)
  • Who's Who Legal: Energy 2015