New hire: Frank Pan, leading international trade lawyer

October 2019

Frank Pan has joined Shanghai Xin Bai Law Firm, a licensed PRC law firm and a member of PwC global network of firms, in its International Trade practice. He joins from Baker McKenzie, where he was Special Counsel and the firm’s senior international trade lawyer in China. As a leading trade lawyer in China, Frank will contribute his considerable experience and reputation to the trade legal practice of the PwC network of law firms, working closely together with Tiang & Partners, an independent Hong Kong law firm which is associated with PwC Legal International Pte Ltd. (a licensed Foreign Law Practice) in Singapore.

"Frank has become one of the most well-known and highly regarded trade lawyers in China, and we are pleased that he has identified the PwC network as the best global platform within which to take his practice to a new level." said William Marshall, international trade partner at Tiang & Partners in Hong Kong. "At a time when there is an intense focus on trade issues involving China, PwC network is uniquely positioned with a market-leading, multidisciplinary trade practice that is focused on providing critical guidance to our clients."

Working with other PwC network firms, Frank focuses his practice on China international trade, export control, and foreign investment matters, including high value regulatory controversies. He advises clients on all issues relating to their trade transactions involving China, including trade remedies, supply chain optimisation, valuation, high value customs advisory matters, and product regulatory issues. Frank also counsels clients on foreign direct investment matters in China as well as other regulatory matters related to mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring. Frank is a licensed lawyer in the People’s Republic of China as well as New York, USA.

With 3,600 lawyers in nearly 100 territories around the globe, the PwC network of law firms brings the unique ability to work across disciplines as part of a broader team that is able to deliver better outcomes across all aspects of our clients’ businesses.