Partner announcement

Blakes Welcomes New Partner Zaichi Hu

February 3, 2017

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is pleased to announce that Zaichi Hu has become a Partner of the Firm.

Zaichi specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investment, and general corporate and commercial matters. Zaichi has over 20 years of legal experience representing multinational companies and Chinese enterprises. He has led various aspects of complicated transactions, such as drafting, reviewing and negotiating share or asset purchase and sale agreements, joint venture contracts, shareholders’ agreements, and articles of association; advising on transaction structures and conducting due diligence in investment, financing and M&A transactions; and advising on corporate governance and compliance issues.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is a leading business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain and Beijing. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. We also focus on building long-term relationships with clients by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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Zaichi Hu

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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Lewis & Clark Law School

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