Nathan Jin Bao Associate

Speaks:  English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Year of Call: 2021 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 ext. 50137

Fax: +1 613-563-9869


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Nathan Jin Bao

Nathan Jin Bao is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Business Law Group. His practice focuses on corporate, M&A, and capital markets.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Nathan obtained his PhD in International Investment Law at Xiamen University in China. Licensed to practice law in China, Nathan developed significant experience working within the Chinese court system. He spent time practising law in private practice and as counsel to municipalities.

An active scholar, Nathan has published numerous articles in TaxNet Pro, the Canadian Tax Journal, Belt & Road Initiative Tax Journal, China’s International Economic Law Journal, and the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, covering a wide range of business topics, including cross-border investment, as well as trade and international taxation.

Nathan is also an active member of the Chinese community in Canada.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2020

    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2018

    • Community
      Osgoode Mentorship Program
  • 2015

    • Education
      Xiamen University, PhD
  • 2012

    • Education
      Sun Yat-sen University, LLM
  • 2010

    • Education
      Sun Yat-sen University, LLB

Representative Work

  • “BEPS and the Emerging Global Approach to Taxing Multinational Enterprises” (Jinyan Li, Jin Bao and Christina Li) (Canadian Tax Journal forthcoming)
  • “Competitive Neutrality in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations on International Investment”, Transnational Dispute Management, Vol.12, Issue 1, 2015.
  • “Change in Attitude Towards Fair and Equitable Treatment – A Perspective from U.S. Practice in Arbitration” China’s Journal of International Economic Law, Vol.21, No.1, 2014. (In Chinese)