Raymond Huo

Raymond Huo 霍建强

Asian Practice Development Principal

Formerly a partner, Raymond has recently re-joined Shieff Angland after concluding one more term as a Member of Parliament and chairman of the Justice Committee. He chaired one of the busiest committees that played a leading role in the reform of some of the most important laws in New Zealand including Trusts Bill, Privacy Bill, Arbitration Bill, Courts Matters Bill and the Administration of Justice (Reform of Contempt of Court) Bill. He sponsored in Parliament a member’s bill, Insolvency (Private Administration of Personal Bankruptcy) Amendment Bill, seeking to bring New Zealand into line with Australia and the United Kingdom.

Raymond is the founding trustee of the New Zealand Chinese Language Week charitable trust (NZCLW), a Kiwi-driven initiative designed to increase Chinese language learning in New Zealand. The first of its kind in any Western country, NZCLW seeks to bridge the cultural and linguistic knowledge gap between China and New Zealand.

Qualified in both China (statute law) and New Zealand (case law), Raymond has extensive experience which uniquely positions him to understand the Asian business community requirements and ensure then they are connected to Shieff Angland lawyers who can best assist them to achieve their objectives.

He is an honorary professor of law at his alma mater, China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, He has published nine books including The Power of the Rule of Law – Navigating established common law cases《法之力》 (Beijing: 2019), a book designed for Chinese judges, lawyers and businesspeople. He is the co-editor (with Dr Wayne Mapp) of a bilingual guide Doing Business in New Zealand – information and advice from leading experts (to be released in mid-2021).

 

霍建强

前合伙人霍建强在完成新西兰国会议员任期后又回归谢富安伦律师事务所。在担任国会议员期间任法制委员会主席,主持修订了《信托法》、《隐私法》、《仲裁法》、《法庭事务法》、《执法(蔑视法庭法改革)法案》等19部立法。与谢富安伦律师事务所合伙人合作,起草了《破产法(个人破产和公司清算双轨制并行修正)法案》,并以”国会议员个人法案”报国会。该法案立法意图,是通过对新西兰破产法的修订,与英国和澳大利亚相关法律同步。

 

是 “新西兰中文周” 发起人及其慈善信托托管人。霍建强发起、成立的“新西兰中文周” 在西方国家尚属第一次,旨在新西兰教育体系中推动中文教学、促进新中文化和语言交流。

 

在中国(成文法)和新西兰(判例法)各取得法学位。对国内和国际司法领域均有多年执业经验,尤其对《新西兰海外投资法》相关尽调、地产法、商法和信托法感兴趣。

 

霍建强是中国政法大学荣誉法学教授。他出版著作9部,包括《法之力——英美法系经典案例详解》,这是一部为中国法官、律师和商家而设计的介绍英美法系判例的著作。

 

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