Jackson Y. Teng is a senior partner at the Shanghai Office of Zhonglun W&D Law Firm. He is admitted to practice law in both mainland China and the state of New South Wales in Australia. Mr. Teng is a senior lawyer in China-related corporate finance, M&A transactions, and market regulatory compliance matters. Meanwhile, he is also an experienced litigator in commercial dispute resolution and insolvency & restructuring cases.
Mr. Teng has advised many high-profile clients at home and abroad on legal matters, and in certain cases acted on their behalf in litigation or arbitration. His clients include Jaguar Land Rover, Mondelēz International (NASDAQ: MDLZ), Wework, Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), Wood Group (LON:WG), BlueScope Buildings, Orient International (Holding), Shanghai Lin Gang Group, Beijing Capital Group, Jiangsu Hi-tech Investment Group, Jiemian News, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology, Bocomm Leasing, CMB Financial Leasing, China Development Bank Leasing, AVIC International Leasing, CITIC Asset Management, Sino-Australian International Trust, and Fortune Venture Investment etc. He also frequently advises some celebrities in entertainment industry and owners of private enterprises.
Before joining Zhonglun W&D, Mr. Teng had worked in various domestic and international law firms in mainland China, mainly engaging in foreign direct investment, real estate, finance and other related areas. In 2020 & 2021, Mr. Teng was awarded as one of the A-list Lawyer by Chinese Business Law Journal and selected as the Top Lawyers in China by Jiemian News.
At present, Mr. Teng is also a guest lecturer at Law School of Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Law School of Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai Campus), and Skema Business School (China Campus), arbitrator of Dalian Arbitration Commission, and a member of the Special Committee of the Shanghai Corporate Counsel Association, and a senior research fellow of the International Finance and Trade Research Centre.
My education at UNSW was a pathway to an exciting and rewarding career. During the JD program, I gained an in-depth understanding of not only common law but also its social implications. Besides the knowledge and skills that I gained from the program, the way of thinking is most invaluable which benefits my career and will continue to be my core competitiveness.