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Stephenson Harwood

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Guijun Wang

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Stephenson Harwood

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A marine and international trade specialist with particular emphasis on dispute resolution (arbitration, litigation and mediation) relating to marine insurance, shipping, letters of credit, charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, salvage and commodity trade. Guijun has particular skills and experiences in assisting clients in handling matters within China and our Chinese clients in disputes outside of China. 

Guijun has handled some high profile arbitration and litigation cases, including some salvage arbitration and marine insurance litigation in the Hong Kong courts. He has also successfully handled some important mediation for customers relating to insurance disputes.

After receiving a BSc from Dalian Maritime University in 1982 and a LLM and PhD from the University of Southampton in 1987 and 1991 respectively, he came to Hong Kong and entered the legal profession.


English, Mandarin

China: Shipping

Shipping: foreign firms

Within: Shipping: foreign firms

Stephenson Harwood has a solid shipping finance practice with a track record of acting for major international banks as well as large Chinese finance leasing companies; it also has a growing wet shipping practice led by Guijun Wang, who is recommended for contentious multi-jurisdictional shipping cases. Among its recent highlights, Hong Kong-based Andrew Rigden Green is representing a bank in a multi-million-dollar claim against a shipowner following an insolvency, while Hongkai Zhou is acting for a financial leasing company in a sale and leaseback transaction. The team's client roster features Guodian Shipping (Hong Kong) Company,  Michharry & Company Nigeria and The People’s Insurance Company of China (Hong Kong).

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Hong Kong


Within: Insurance

Stephenson Harwood is primarily known for its contentious insurance practice, with a particular focus on the maritime and international trade, energy, commodity and financial sectors. Marine insurance specialists Andrew Ridgen Green and legal director Guijun Wang lead the team, which recently advised Aetna on its $10m acquisition of Hong Kong-based Canadian Insurance Company.

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Stephenson Harwood

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    The amount that pension schemes have to pay to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) for the year 2006/07 may have increased by as much as five times the previous year's levy. Employers who ultimately bear the cost of many pension schemes will need to make plans now to ensure the levy payable for the year 2008/09 is kept to a minimum.
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