Mr Xiaogang (Sean) Wang > Shearman & Sterling LLP > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
UNIT 3209, CHINA CENTRAL PLACE TOWER 2
79 JIANGUO ROAD, CHAOYANG DISTRICT
BEIJING 100025
China
Xiaogang (Sean) Wang photo

Work Department

Project Development & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Xiaogang (Sean) Wang is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s China office. He advises clients including SOEs and state-owned banks on their outbound transactions globally, in both greenfield projects and M&A transactions. Sean’s clients include State Grid of China, Sinopec, PetroChina, Shanghai Electric, Harbin Electric, China Huadian, ADB, IFC, China Development Bank, China Exim Bank and ICBC. He spent 10 years in New York as an associate and then a partner before returning to China in 2010. He is qualified under both China and New York laws, and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.

Languages

English
Mandarin

Memberships

ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • People’s Republic of China

Education

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Doctorate Studies

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL
J.S.M.

CHINA UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND LAW
M.A.

CHINA UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND LAW
LL.B.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Projects and energy: foreign firms

Adept at advising clients throughout the project finance life cycle, Shearman & Sterling LLP is a compelling proposition to sponsors and lenders engaged in projects within the power, renewables and mining sectors. Fully in lockstep with their clients’ needs, the team has been particularly active advising Chinese investors and lenders on their activities throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. China project development and finance team head Xiaogang (Sean) Wang has strong credentials among numerous Chinese SOEs and is well regarded for his ability to handle mandates in challenging jurisdictions, as evidenced by his recent work for China National Petroleum Corporation Exploration & Development Company on its acquisition from ExxonMobil of a participating interest in the West Qurna (Phase 1) Oil Field in Iraq.