Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fan was a legal director in the Hong Kong office of an international corporate law firm. In addition, he also worked for a multinational law firm headquartered in Sydney and Hong Kong for more than six years, where he worked as solicitor, associate and senior associate. Before relocating from Australia to the greater China region, Mr. Fan also worked in the corporate advisory department of a leading Australian law firm and an international law firm in Melbourne Australia where he advised on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings (IPOs), rights issues and product disclosure statements, as well as acted for leading Chinese state owned enterprises (SOEs) in regard to their investment in the mining and resources space in Australia.