Mergers & Acquisitions, Outbound Investments, Technology, Telecoms, Media and Entertainment
1985 J.D. (cum laude), Brigham Young University, School of Law, Provo, Utah, USA
1982 B.A. English Literature, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
Robert Lewis is Senior International Counsel of Zhong Lun Law Firm based in Beijing. He was licensed to practice law in California in 1985, and has worked continuously in China since 1993. His practice focuses on in-bound and out-bound cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, with a particular emphasis on M&A, telecoms/IT transactions, and infrastructure projects, as well as clean energy and strategic partnering arrangements generally.
He was the first senior foreign lawyer to join a top Chinese law firm. Prior to joining Zhong Lun in Beijing he served as managing partner of the Beijing office of Lovells - now Hogan Lovells - for nine years and, prior to his stint with Lovells, he was Asia General Counsel for Nortel Networks. He worked in Los Angeles for seven years early in his career, principally with Sidley & Austin.