Clark Roberts is the chief representative of the Beijing Representative Office of Gowlings International Inc. Clark serves as Gowlings’ local liaison for clients and prospective clients in China who are interested or engaged in cross-border trade, investment, and other Canada-China business opportunities.
Clark’s practice focuses on a broad range of corporate transactions and regulatory compliance matters particularly in the areas of mining, oil and gas, and intellectual property. He advises Canadian and international clients on a diverse range of matters including acquisitions and divestitures, resource development issues and government regulatory affairs.
Clark is also a partner of Gowlings, and was previously based in the Vancouver office where he advised clients on strategic government relations and public policy.
Previous to this experience, Clark was general counsel to the B.C. Liberal Caucus and worked for an international law firm in Taiwan, specializing in corporate commercial law and financial services.
Clark is on the board of directors of the Beijing chapter of the Canada China Business Council and is also conversant in Mandarin Chinese.