DEMING ZHAO is the Senior Partner at HaoLiWen Partners, a CIETAC arbitrator, and one of leading lawyers in trade & customs, corporate and compliance practices in China. Mr. Zhao also has more than 20 years of experience in litigation and arbitration practice. Previously Mr. Zhao had worked with Eastman Kodak as a legal counsel for great China region, a Chinese law firm in Shanghai as a partner and Paul Hastings Hong Kong and Shanghai offices as a senior consultant. Mr. Zhao works from Beijing and Shanghai offices of HaoLiWen. He has a LLM degree from University College London, LLB, LLM and Ph.D. degrees from Xiamen University where he taught law for seven years. Mr. Zhao ranks as one of 20 leading lawyers in China, in the first client choice survey conducted by ALB in 2012.