Beijing Partners and Counsel

Celia Lam - Partner - Headshot
Celia Lam - Partner Head of the China Practice, Celia Lam has sweeping experience in capital markets and M&As. She has particular experience in securities offerings and listings, public takeovers and private mergers and acquisitions for state-owned enterprises and multinational corporations. Celia is “acknowledged by peers as one of the top lawyers in the market,” according to Chambers. Her clients include UBS, China Mobile, Bank of Communications and Novozymes. Celia is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Shaolin Luo - Partner - Headshot
Shaolin Luo - Partner Practicing in our Beijing office, Shaolin Luo has more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, private equity and securities transactions. His core practice includes the representation of both large Chinese state-owned companies and private companies in both their overseas business development transactions and strategic cooperation with foreign investors; he also represents U.S. and European multinationals and private equity firms concerning their investments in China. His clients include Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, Sequoia Capital, Hony Capital, Yunfeng Capital, Aluminum Corporation of China, ChemChina, China Life and Aviation Industry Corporation of China and Zoomlion. Fluent in Chinese, Shaolin is also admitted to practice in the People’s Republic of China.
Yang Wang - Partner - Headshot
Yang Wang - Partner Representing private equity funds and corporate clients, Yang Wang is a Partner in Simpson Thacher’s Corporate Department. His varied practice includes assisting clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate finance transactions and other general corporate matters. Yang was recognized as one of China’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers Thomson Reuters Asia Legal Business in 2016.  Yang speaks both English and Mandarin Chinese.
Ethle Tang - Counsel - Headshot
Ethle Tang - Counsel Ethle Tang is Counsel in the Firm’s Beijing office. Ethle represents issuers and underwriters in both public and private offerings of equity securities in Hong Kong and advises Hong Kong and mainland Chinese clients on regulatory compliance matters. Ethle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.