Sarah Sheng is an associate in the International Practice Group in Haynes and Boone’s Shanghai office.

Before joining Haynes and Boone, Sarah has served as inhouse counsel for multi-national companies in manufacturing and chemical industries and has advised on their strategic M&As, inbound investments, joint-venture setup and general corporate matters throughout China for nearly ten years.

Sarah maintains a broad range of Chinese corporate related legal practice that includes foreign investment in China, corporate governance, licensing, M&A as well as labor. With such experience, Sarah has a unique perspective and understands the inhouse practice and how the legal advices may affect the client’s businesses.

Her practice focuses on private equity cross-border investments.

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LL.B., Fudan University Shanghai China, 2009


Chinese (Mandarin)



Select Proposed Changes to the Company Law of the People's Republic of China
March 22, 2022

The current version of the Company Law of the People’s Republic of China was passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPCSC”), and became effective on October 26, 2018 (《公司法》, hereinafter the “Current Version”) with 13 sections and 218 articles in total. On December 24, 2021, the Company Law of PRC (Draft Revision) (《公司法(修订草案)》, hereinafter the “Draft Revisions”) was re [...]