Head of International Business, Partner
Neil Sampson has been a partner of Rosenblatt since 1994 and his broad portfolio of expertise as a business lawyer includes domestic and international dispute resolution, corporate and commercial transactions (both in the UK and internationally), property transactions and a range of private client matters. He has worked on the listing of a number of Chinese companies on the London Stock Exchange, while his dispute resolution experience covers a broad range of domestic and commercial litigation, including international arbitration.
His diverse experience includes a period as a corporate bankruptcy inspector in Montreal, acting on the acquisition and disposal of major chemical plants in Europe, Asia and South America, and representing a sovereign government in international arbitration.
Neil is also responsible for the firm’s private client work, including wills and probate. Neil promotes the work of Rosenblatt in many jurisdictions throughout the world with clients from many countries including China, India, Mongolia and sub-Saharan Africa. He works closely with UKTI and other government and non-government trade promotion bodies, often representing the interests of the City of London and UK business as a whole at international meetings.
Since 1985 Neil has been active in China and is a consultant to Rosenblatt’s associate firms in Hong Kong and China. He is a Freeman of the City of London and Liveryman, Director of the China-Britain Business Council, a member of the International Bar Association and a mediator with the Belt and Road Mediation Centre based in Beijing.
2018 – Present Rosenblatt Limited | Partner
1994 – 2018 Rosenblatt Solicitors | Partner
1983 – 1994 Sampson & Co | Partner
1983 Qualified as a Solicitor
1981 – 1983 Sampson & Co | Articled Clerk
1974 – 1981 Sampson & Co | Clerk
1972 – 1974 Horizon Holidays | Clerk