Brian is a Foreign Legal Consultant with Clifford Chance’s corporate team in Hong Kong and Beijing. His legal practice focuses on technology-driven M&A and commercial transactions. He has advised on a wide range of tech-related issues, from venture capital funding of artificial intelligence start-ups to blockchain projects for financial institutions. Brian is passionate about technology and working with his clients to understand the deeper, long-term legal implications of adopting emerging technologies, and frequently speaks and publishes on topics such as smart contracts, artificial intelligence and data regulation.
Brian studied law at the London School of Economics and Columbia Law School, and has practised law in Ireland, the UK and China.