Samuel leads the Technology, Data Protection & Cyber Security practice in AnJie Law Firm. He has worked as in-house counsel and external lawyer in the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors for nearly 20 years and is regarded as a true expert in these areas. He advises clients on a wide range of regulatory, commercial and corporate matters, especially in the areas of telecommunications, cyber security, data protection, Internet, social networking, hardware and software, technology procurement and transfer, distribution and licensing, and other technology-related matters.Samuel has been recognized as a Leading Individual in PRC TMT firms (Legal 500, 2020), a Band 1 Cyber Security & Data Protection Lawyer (LEGALBAND, 2019, 2020) and one of the Top 10 Cyber Security & Data Protection Lawyers in China (LEGALBAND, 2018). Legal 500 commented that Samuel and his team at AnJie have a particular strength in “telecom-related regulatory and general commercial legal services” and “issues such as cyber security and data protection areas” and have “built a real niche” in these areas.
Samuel is a regular contributor to many legal journals and his publications regarding PRC data protection and cyber security laws are well-received and widely reproduced.
Before he joined AnJie, Samuel worked at DLA Piper, CMS and British Telecom.