Zeng Kaida / Partners
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Emaill:zeng.kd@sphere-logic.com
Phone:+86 592 2392608

The practice field

  • Overlapping Criminal and Civil Legal Affairs (including corporate legal risk management and compliance reviews)
    Criminal Defense and Representation
    Commercial Dispute Resolution
    Corporate Legal Affairs

  • Zeng Kaida Zeng Kaida Zeng Kaida
    • Professional Background
      Mr. Zeng Kaida joined SLP in November 2002 after thirteen years of legal practice, and is now a partner. Before joining SLP, Mr. Zeng worked in the Xiamen Procurator Department for more than 10 years, serving as assistant procurator and procurator successively. He is in charge of SLP’s overlapping criminal and civil case team, and criminal defense and representation team.
       
      Professional Experience
      Since beginning legal practice, Mr. Zeng has represented a large number of major, complex commercial litigation and arbitration cases, and provided non-litigation legal services for BOT infrastructure projects, construction projects, enterprise reform, enterprise legal risk management, compliance reviews, ,accumulating a wealth of practical and diverse litigation and non-litigation experience.
      On the basis of his years of experience as a procurator, he has also undertaken a large number of complex, major criminal defense and criminal representation cases, especially in areas such as occupational crime, financial crime, corporate crime, customs crime and IPR crime.
      His unique practical experience in overlapping criminal and civil cases has equipped him with the skills to provide all-round risk management and control measures, and dispute resolution services for his clients.
       
      Educational Background
      July 1992   Bachelor of Law, Xiamen University School of Law
      July 2001   Master of Law, Xiamen University School of Law

    • Member of the Criminal Professional Committee of Xiamen Lawyers Association
      Member of the IPR Professional Committee of Xiamen Lawyers Association
      Member of the Disciplinary Professional Committee of Xiamen Lawyers Association
       

    • Overlapping Criminal and Civil Legal Affairs
      Provided criminal and civil solutions in a complex commercial dispute heard in a court of last instance;
      Provided criminal and civil solutions in major disputes arising from the equity investment of a listed company.

      Criminal Defense
      Served as the defense counsel in the biggest bribery case in Xiamen since the founding of the People’s Republic of China;
      Served as defense counsel in many significant bribery cases;
      Served as defense counsel in many significant smuggling cases involving large amounts of money;
      Served as defense counsel in many corporate senior executive crime cases resulting from shareholders’ disputes, etc.

      Criminal Representation
      Acted in the Case of Nike Against LUO for Selling Counterfeit Nike Products in Fujian Province, which was awarded “Best Case in 2014-2015” by the Quality Brands Protection Commission (QBPC) of China’s Foreign Investment Enterprises Association;
      Represented Nike in the first criminal private prosecution case involving counterfeit Nike trademarks.
      According to a public inquiry, it was the first domestic case of IPR infringement in which, following the procuratorate’s decision of nol pros, the trademark’s owner filed a private criminal prosecution that was upheld by the courts. The case remained China’s Foreign Investment Enterprises Association’s QBPC “Best Case of IPR Protection” for 2015 - 2016;
      Represented Martell in many IPR-related criminal and safeguarding cases;
      Represented LEVI’S in IPR-related criminal and safeguarding cases, etc.

      Corporate Legal Affairs
      Serves as the legal adviser to a state-owned bank;
      As the legal adviser of a listed environmental protection company, provides the company with services such as negotiation and document review for obtaining operating concessions from various governments for BOT waste-to-energy projects, and provides full legal services during project operation;
      Serves as legal adviser to a large-scale construction project company and provides full legal services for its projects;
      Provided a construction project company with full legal services for its system optimization.

      Commercial Dispute Resolution
      Represented clients in many complex and controversial commercial disputes involving a huge amount in Chinese courts at all levels, including the Supreme People's Court.
      Represented a domestic state-owned bank in a financial loans dispute involving a huge amount;
      Represented a listed environmental protection company in a contract dispute involving a huge amount;
      Acted in a dispute with a large shareholder of a listed company over a loan contract involving a huge amount;
      Participated in dispute resolution for a large enterprise in a dispute resulting from cross-border M&A, and acted on its behalf in a series of complicated equity transfer disputes.