Jack Rao 饶渐纲

Jack Rao

Jack Rao 饶渐纲

Director - China Desk, Auckland

Property & real estate

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LLB, Peking University,  北京大学法学学士 ;  LLM, New York University, 纽约大学法学硕士


2002, China; 2017, New Zealand

Jack is the director of Chapman Tripp’s China desk, advising clients on China related matters in particular. His practice mainly covers real estate and corporate.

饶律师是Chapman Tripp律师事务所中国业务部的主任律师,特别就有关中国的事务向客户提供法律服务。他的主要经验涵盖房地产和公司业务。

Before joining Chapman Tripp in 2014, Jack had 15 years’ legal and commercial experience across the Asia Pacific region. He was an entrepreneur and the legal director of private equity businesses, the senior counsel of Treasury Holdings Group (China), and a legal advisor at Paul Hastings, Allen & Overy, and the Chinese government.

在2014年加入Chapman Tripp之前,饶律师拥有15年的在亚太区域的专业法律和商业经验。他曾是私募股权投资公司的创业者和法务总监、财富控股集团(中国)的资深法务顾问、以及美国普衡律师事务所、英国安理国际律师事务所和中国政府的律师。

Recent experience

Jack has advised:

  • All three Chinese banks (CCB, ICBC and BOC) in New Zealand on various legal and compliance matters
  • Country Garden Group on its entry and projects in New Zealand
  • CNBM Forest Products New Zealand, a subsidiary of China National Building Materials Group Corporation, on its acquisition of forestry assets, OIO applications, finance and other matters
  • Fu Wah International Group on its bid and purchase of land development projects, joint venture in relation to a complex development, and construction of the Park Hyatt hotel in Auckland
  • Beijing Sanyuan Food and Allied Faxi on OIO applications in respect of a major asset acquisition involving sensitive land in New Zealand
  • Shanghai Pengxin Group and Hunan Dakang Pasture Farming on restructuring Pengxin’s farm assets in New Zealand and Dakang’s NZ$160 million acquisition of farm assets
  • Shanghai CRED Real Estate and its New Zealand subsidiary Carrington Jade LPs on various matters including the billion dollar high end Carrington Resort development and operation, cooperation and settlement with local Maori, honey business, holiday park acquisition and OIO issues
  • Guangzhou Nimble Group and its New Zealand platform Avanda on acquisition and development of projects in New Zealand, restructuring Avanda and OIO issues
  • Treasury Holdings Group (China) on restructuring and establishing a business trust in Singapore to hold its US$1.5 billion Chinese investment portfolios, and listing the trust on the main board of Singapore Exchange
  • Major Chinese and international clients on various significant transactions in China and Hong Kong such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring, investment and financing etc., and
  • Chinese governments and agencies on various matters including litigation, administration, foreign investments and relationship management.
International trade & investment; Mergers & acquisitions; Property & real estate





China Desk; 中国业务团队