Arthur has extensive experience in advising multinational and significant Chinese clients on all aspects of competition and antitrust matters. He is particularly specialised in highly complicated merger filings for M&A and investigations, as well as assisting clients with daily compliance and assessment matters. Arthur advises clients in diverse industry sectors with a focus on technology, healthcare, automotive, shipping and industrial. 

Arthur has been recognised as a “Rising Star” by Legal 500 in 2022 and 2023 and as “Associates to Watch” for China Competition/Antitrust by Chambers Greater China in 2023. Prior to joining Zhao Sheng, he has practiced at Linklaters and prior to that with another international law firm in Sydney for three years.

His experience includes advising:

  • Microsoft on the Chinese merger filing for its US$70bn acquisition of Activision Blizzard

  • Intel Corporation on Chinese merger filing for its US$5.4bn acquisition of Tower Semiconductors

  • Intel Corporation on its US$9bn divestment of its NAND business to SK Hynix (remedy case)

  • Linde on the China merger filing in relation to its US$74bn merger with Praxair (remedy case)

  • QIAGEN on the feasibility assessment and China merger filing for its $12.5 billion acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • China Merchants Group on the China merger filing and multi-jurisdictional merger filings for its merger with Sinotrans & CSC

  • A global DRAM manufacturer on its strategy in responding to antitrust investigation by SAMR on alleged abuse of collective dominance and potential follow-on litigation

  • A multinational automobile company in relation to SAMR’s investigation into alleged horizontal agreements relating to restrictions against technology development

  • A confidential global healthcare company in response to the NDRC’s dawn raid and enquiry into alleged resale price maintenance

  • Multiple multinational healthcare companies in response to the NDRC’s sector enquiries

  • Tetra Pak on the SAIC’s investigation into abuse of dominance by Tetra Pak including bundling and loyalty discounts


2011 - 2012               University of Sydney, JD

2006 - 2010               Peking University, LL.B


Mandarin, English

* The term partner in relation to Shanghai Zhao Sheng Law Firm (Zhao Sheng) is used to refer to a partner of Zhao Sheng or an employee or consultant of Zhao Sheng with equivalent standing within the firm.