Mark Schaub

Schaub, Mark

Areas of practice

Mark Schaub specializes in foreign direct investment, cross border M&A, intellectual property, and private equity investment in China.

He has advised investment projects in a wide variety of sectors including automotive, autonomous cars, consumer, life sciences manufacturing and tech. Transaction sizes have varied from USD 500,000 to over USD 1 billion. He is familiar with China issues faced by companies of all sizes. Since 1993 he has advised on foreign investment projects in all major sectors across China with a cumulative value exceeding US$ 20 billion.

Mark has been lead counsel for clients in acquisitions, M&A projects, outsourcing, OEM contract manufacturing, technology licensing, compliance, restructuring, joint venture disputes, fraud, distribution, as well as day-to-day corporate advice.

Work Experience

Mark lived full time in Shanghai from 1993 until 2018 and joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2000. He was the first foreign lawyer to join our firm. Prior to this, he worked in the Shanghai offices of well-known German and US law firms. Mark has been consistently awarded Asia Law's “Lawyer of the Year” for corporate work. Since August 2018 Mark has been splitting his time between London, Frankfurt and Shanghai. Mark’s role is to support companies to engage in investment and trade between China and Europe.

Latest insights

View latest legal insights by Mark Schaub below.


AQ Contact

AQ Contact
Mark Schaub is one of our AQ contacts.
Legal insights

The manner in which China will regulate data security in the automotive industry has become much clearer.

24 August 2021

GSCA requires German companies to analyze and report compliance with certain human rights and environmental standards along their supply chain.

29 July 2021

How can the brand centric beauty industry which traces its origins to ancient Egypt remain fresh to modern day consumers? By updating claims and science. Advances in science filter through to greater...

15 July 2021

Read about vehicle cybersecurity risks and legal challenges for CAVs, practice in tackling vehicle cybersecurity, and actions to cope with this issue

18 August 2020

This site uses cookies to enhance your experience and to help us improve the site. Please see our Privacy Policy for further information. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive these cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

For more information on which cookies we use then please refer to our Cookie Policy.