Nathan Jin Bao Articling Student

Speaks:  English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 Ext 57650

Fax: +1 613-563-9869


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Nathan Jin Bao

Nathan Jin Bao is an articling student in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, focusing in business law with an emphasis on M&A, corporate finance, tax planning, transfer pricing, and international trade and investment.

Nathan completed his JD at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Nathan obtained his PhD degree in international investment law at Xiamen University, China. Licensed to practice law in China, Nathan developed significant experience working with the Chinese court system through his time practising law in private practice and as counsel to municipalities.

As an active scholar, Nathan has published numerous articles in the Canadian Tax Journal, Belt & Road Initiative Tax Journal, China’s International Economic Law Journal and Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business covering a wide range of business topics, including cross-border investment, and trade and international taxation. In addition, Nathan has served as senior editor for a legal journal.

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

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 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)