6 Metro Rankings
WE are a partnership law firm established in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in 1995 during the early years of the Chinese lawyers' system reform. Now we have become a specialist shipping law firm well-known both at home and abroad.
OUR ASPIRATION is to protect the rights and interests of our clients, to realize the value of lawyers, to safeguard the dignity of law, and to promote the harmony of the society.
OUR LAWYERS are all well educated at well-known universities, such as Dalian Maritime University, Shanghai Maritime University, China University of Political Science and Law, etc. Before practicing as lawyers, many of us were engaged in various professions, such as university lecturer, in-house counsel of shipping or trading or insurance companies, deck officer at sea, etc. With our divergent and abundant professional working experience, we are more expert in handling disputes and matters in connection with international shipping, trading and insurance. We are experienced in acting as our clients' agent ad litem for litigation before the Chinese courts at all the 4 levels, especially before the established 10 Chinese maritime courts and their courts of appeal. We are also very much experienced in acting as our clients' agent in maritime or commercial arbitration proceedings either in China or abroad. In addition, we are instructed from time to time to act as expert witness to provide legal opinions of Chinese law to foreign courts or arbitration tribunals.
OUR SPECIALITIES include maritime law, commercial law, international trade law, insurance law, international commercial arbitration law, and international maritime litigation law, which enable us to provide our clients with specialized legal advice or legal service either through litigation, arbitration or any other way in respect of the following issues or areas:
? real rights in ships, including title to, or mortgage, maritime lien and possessory lien on ships;
? ships contracts, including ship building contract, ship sale and purchase contract, ship lease contract (e.g. bareboat charter party or time charter party), ship mortgage contract, loan agreement secured by ship mortgage, ship finance agreement, ship management contract, ship supply contract, ship repair contract, ship agency contract,
? contract of carriage by sea, including contract of carriage of goods by sea, voyage charter party, contract of carriage of passengers by sea, multimodal transport contract, bill of lading, waybill;
? marine accident disposal, including ship's collision, pollution to marine environment, loss of life or personal injury at sea, salvage, general average, limitation of liability;
? marine insurance, including hull and machinery insurance, cargo insurance, shipowner's liability insurance, logistic insurance;
? international trade, including international sale of goods, international payment, letter of credit, letter of guarantee, agency contract for import and export, freight forwarding contract;
? preservation of maritime claims, including arrest of ship, attachment of cargo or bunker;
? recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitration awards.
OUR CLIENTS are mainly domestic or foreign shipping companies, ship managers, charterers, insurers, P & I clubs, freight forwarders, ship agencies, port terminals, stevedoring companies, warehouse companies, logistic companies, import and export companies, financial lease companies, commercial banks, etc. In addition, we also have long term and stabilized business relationships with a number of well-known international shipping or business law firms and are instructed now and then to provide our legal advice or services to the clients to litigate or arbitrate in China.
OUR SERVICES are normally provided on a team-work basis. The lawyer in our team who is most familiar with the client and has the best special knowledge of the client's business will be designated to be in charge of providing the service to the client,
so that the varied expertise and special experience of our team member will be brought into play to the full. We shall try our best to ensure that the service provided to our clients may satisfy our clients' personalized need and that our clients may receive specialized, efficient and effective legal service from us.
Total Offices: 1
Total Attorneys: 3
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