Association for Chinese Lawyers in Europe, A.s.b.l
+352 621 818 352
Dr Shaohui ZHANG
Lawyer (Avocat à la Cour), Invited professor

Shaohui Zhang is a partner in Dentons’ Luxembourg office and head of the Europe China Desk. Shaohui has extensive experience as a corporate lawyer and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments, investment funds, banking and finance, and initial public offerings. He assists Chinese companies investing into Luxembourg or using Luxembourg as an entry point into the EU common market. He also advises European companies expanding into China.

He is also one of the founders and former president of the Association for Chinese Lawyers in Europe (ACLE), giving him unique insight into the needs of Chinese investors.


Corporate, Banking&Insurance, Tax law
TMC, PE&Funds, Private Clients


• Partner, Head of China Desk, Dentons (2017 - present)

• Counsel, Head of China Desk, Allen & Overy Luxembourg (2015 – 2017)

• Partner, Head of China Desk, Dewolf & Partners Luxembourg (2011 – 2015)

• Associate, Wildgen (2006 – 2011)


• 2007, PhD in Law

• 2001, Master’s Degree in International and European Law (DEA)

• 2000, Master’s Degree in International and European Law (DESS)

• Jinan University, 1995, Bachelor of Arts (Law)


Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin


• Author, Luxembourg Space Mining Law: What are the opportunities for Chinese Investors?, 2018

• Co-author, EU FDI Screening and Impact on Chinese Investments, 2018

• Author, “L’influence du droit uniforme sur le droit chinois des contrats – Etudes de droit comparé ”, PAF, 619p., Sept 2014

• Author, Various publications in Chinese on the tax advantages Luxembourg offers to Chinese investors doing business in Europe, 2010 - 2011

• Author, Various publications in Chinese on the new Luxembourg immigration law of August 29, 2008, 2009


• Invited professor, Unilux, Lecture on the Introduction of Chinese Investment Law, 2015 – present

• Conference lecturer, University of Ji’nan, Guangzhou, 2015 – present

• Invited professor, South China University of Technology, Lecture on International Contract Law, 2008


Chinese calligraphy

+352 621 818 352