Mr Gil Zhang > Fangda Partners > Shanghai, China > Lawyer Profile

Fangda Partners
24/F, HKRI CENTRE TWO, HKRI TAIKOO HUI
288 SHI MEN YI ROAD
SHANGHAI 200041
China
Gil Zhang photo

Work Department

Data Protection, Regulatory/Compliance

Position

Partner

Career

Before joining Fangda in 2018, Mr. Zhang worked in Singapore as the general counsel for a US life science analytical instruments and medical device company in the Asia Pacific. Mr. Zhang also practiced law in two reputable PRC law firms in Shanghai, with primary focus on corporate and compliance as well as venture capital investment.

Languages

Chinese, English

Memberships

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe and Asia (CIPP/E, CIPP/A) of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) of IAPP
Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) of IAPP

Education

National University of Singapore, LL.M
East China University of Political Science and Law, LL.B

Lawyer Rankings

China > Data protection: PRC firms

With an impressive client roster featuring some of the most prominent players in the technology, banking and retail sectors, Fangda Partners maintains its standing as a leader in the area of data protection and cyber security issues, acting on data breach responses, compliance programs, and regulatory proceedings. Kate Yin, who demonstrates notable knowledge in regulatory compliance, with a further focus on cross-border matters relating to anti-corruption, export controls, and internal investigations, leads the practice with a footing in Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. In Shanghai, Gil Zhang stands out as a key contact, noted for his ‘full understanding of client’s needs‘ when advising on cybersecurity matters and data compliance programs in a Chinese legislative and GDPR context. Counsel Huihui Li  is experienced in internal compliance checks and assessments of tech-driven products.