Philip Lazare has advised European companies with their investments and mergers and acquisitions in China for more than 10 years. His spectrum of expertise ranges from real estate due diligence to the privatisation of companies belonging to the State. In addition, he also advises on the tax structuring of cross-border projects. Mr. Lazare's clients are the owners of large companies, affiliated companies and private equity houses.
Philip Lazare studied law in Munich and Berlin, Germany. After working for the Treuhandanstalt Privatization Agency and in the legal department of a medical engineering company in Berlin, he started to practice as a lawyer in a German law firm and was responsible for establishing offices in Poland and China. Mr. Lazare has worked in Shanghai since 2000.