Registered Foreign Lawyer, (the People’s Republic of China)

Evan J. S. Zhou

Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Evan Zhou helps clients in international arbitration proceedings, acting in a variety of subject matters, including technology, infrastructure, energy, joint ventures and shareholders’ disputes in proceedings conducted under the UNCITRAL, HKIAC, and CIETAC Rules.  Notably, he has also served as the tribunal secretary to an arbitral tribunal comprising three leading international arbitrators.

Evan’s experience extends to supporting clients in high-stakes and complex cross-border disputes involving PRC law issues.  He has also handled various matters on FCPA investigations, trade compliance and national security.

Evan is admitted in both the People's Republic of China and the State of California.  He speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Ningbo dialect.


  • Acted for a leading PRC computer microprocessor developer in the Hong Kong arbitration proceedings arising from certain technology licence agreements.
  • Served as the tribunal secretary for a bilingual arbitration conducted under the HKIAC Rules between two leading design institutes concerning one of the largest airports in the PRC.
  • Obtained a comprehensive victory for a leading manufacturer of chemical products in a high profile case involving share purchase disputes against a Belgium-headquartered multinational company in the HKIAC.
  • Acted for a Taiwanese listed company in an arbitration at the HKIAC concerning the international sale and purchase of goods with a claim amount of over US$100 million.
  • Advised a Hong Kong listed company in an arbitration at the SCIA concerning a shareholders' dispute arising from a PRC equity joint venture with a claim of over RMB 6 billion.

Related Services & Industries


  • PRC
  • California


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese