Practice Expertise

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Data Protection
  • Corporate Compliance

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Data Protection
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Direct Investment
  • View More

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Compliance Group - Member
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member


Mr. Tang's extensive professional experience includes positions with government authorities and international and local law firms. Prior to joining Han Kun, Mr. Tang was a partner at a leading Chinese firm and had also practiced in the China practice groups of three pre-eminent international law firms. Mr. Tang has been consecutively ranked as one of the leading PRC Corporate and M&A lawyers by legal ranking organizations such as Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles, and The Legal 500. He has also been appointed as an extramural graduate student advisor by Fudan University School of Law and East China University of Political Science and Law.

Mr. Tang's primary practice areas are general corporate and commercial, foreign direct investment, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Tang has been advising numerous Fortune 500 Global and other multinational and foreign companies on their investments, acquisitions and daily business operations since he started his professional career. Mr. Tang also advises large and medium sized Chinese companies on doing business in overseas markets, particularly in assisting with Chinese companies' outbound direct investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Tang also focuses on corporate compliance and data protection. He regularly advises clients on their China operations in connection with compliance policies and guidelines, internal compliance reviews, audits, and government investigations involving commercial bribery and other regulatory compliance matters. He also conducts internal investigations for clients, including those concerning vendors and company employee conflicts of interest, self-dealing, PRC anti-bribery rules, the UK Bribery Act (2010) and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Mr. Tang regularly counsels clients on compliance matters relating to cybersecurity and data and personal information protection, assists clients in establishing data compliance systems, applying governmental procedure for cross-border data transfer, and investigating and managing data incident crises.

The clients which Mr. Tang represents come from a wide variety of industry sectors such as advertisement, aircraft, automotive, clean energy, FMCG, food and beverage, hospitality, life sciences, logistics, petrochemical, power, retail, and TMT.

Bar Admissions
Member of the PRC Bar

Mr. Tang received an LL.B. degree and an LL.M. degree from Fudan University School of Law

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Data Protection
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Direct Investment

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Global, 2016-2023)
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Greater China Region, 2022-2023)
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2012-2021)
Hall of fame in Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021-2023)
Distinguished practitioner in Corporate/M&A (Asialaw Profiles, 2020-2023)
Highly Regarded Lawyer in M&A (IFLR1000, 2021-2023)
China Top 15 M&A Lawyer (Asian Legal Business, 2021)
Leading Lawyer in Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016-2020)
Shortlisted as Shanghai M&A Lawyer of the Year (IFLR1000 China Awards, 2021)
Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and M&A (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2012-2015)
Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A (Asialaw Profiles, 2016-2019)
Leading lawyer in Corporate and M&A (China Law & Practice, 2012-2015)

Regulatory and Compliance

Recommended Lawyer in Data protection (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021-2023)
Recommended Lawyer in Regulatory/Compliance (Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019-2023)
Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Financial Services Regulatory (Asialaw Profiles, 2017)
Shortlisted for Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer of the Year (China Law and Practice, 2017-2019)
Leading lawyer in Banking & Finance (China Law & Practice, 2014)

Professional Activities and Experience
September 2015 - at present Han Kun Law Offices
July 2010 - August 2015 AllBright Law Offices (Partner)
March 2007 - June 2010 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (Senior Counsel)
June 1998 - February 2007 Coudert Brothers LLP (combined into Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP after September 2005) (Associate & Counsel)
July 1994 - March 1998 Kao Lee & Yip Solicitors (China Legal Consultant)

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