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Huang & Huang Co. Law Firm
Rm. 3501, 35/F, R&F Well Center
No.180 Jiangnan Avenue (M.)
Guangzhou 510240

China > Shipping: PRC firms Tier 3

Guangzhou-based Huang & Huang Co. Law Firm offers a wide-ranging shipping practice working on collisions, salvage, charter party disputes and more. Led by Hui Huang, the team advises some of the most well known P&I clubs including the Swedish Club and Skuld.

Practice head(s):

Hui Huang

Other key lawyers:

Yaquan Huang; Anhua Huang

Key clients

The Swedish Club

Gard AS

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited, Cangzhou Branch

PICC Property & Casualty Co., Ltd., Guangdong Branch

British Steamship Protection and Indemnity Association (Bermuda) Limited



Zhuhai Port Holdings (Hongkong) Co., Ltd.

UK Mutual Steamship P&I

Ping An Property and Casualty Insurance Company of China, Ltd., Beijing Branch

DB Insurance Co., Ltd

TT club

China Taiping Insurance (HK) Company Limited

PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited Guangzhou Branch

Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. on a RMB730m claim arising from fire on board an ocean-going container carrier.
  • Advised Zhuhai Port Holdings (Hongkong) Co., Ltd. on a RMB425m claim against a Chinese shipping company for breach of container leasing contract.
  • Advised The Swedish Club and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE on a RMB31m claim arising from collision between her and a bulk carrier which resulted in damage to both vessels and oil spill.

Founded in March 2001 and expanded on the basis of the first department of the former Guangdong Maritime Law Firm, one of the three largest law firms affiliated to the Department of Justice of Guangdong Province specializing in the handling of international commercial trade and maritime affairs, Huang & Huang Co. Law Firm, is a law firm that specializes in the resolution of disputes on international commercial trade, shipping, insurance, construction engineering contract for domestic and international clients. Particularly, our involvement in the international commercial trade and maritime cases has been highly praised for years by our domestic and foreign clients and recognized as one of the most powerful and professional foreign-related service teams handling maritime cases in China.

Our service scope mainly covers litigation and non-litigation matters, including: disputes on international trade, B/L, Charter Party, construction engineering contract, aviation and road transportation; cargo claims and claims on damage caused by vessel to submarine cable; ship arrest and collisions; fire, salvage, general average; oil pollution and clearance of debris; marine insurance, P&I insurance; ship mortgage and building; financing and leasing; sales and repair contract; passenger injury and death; investigation and resolution to maritime fraud; logistics; legal consultants; resolution to disputes in foreign trade. In the process of handling large amount of various cases, our law firm has accumulated abundant experience and valuable social resources, with which, we have won many litigation cases and arbitration cases in CIETAC and CMAC we handled and meanwhile have met requirements and expectations of our clients to the best extent while dealing with the non-ligation cases.

Many cases we handled are influentially and typically material in South China and even nationwide, some cases are huge and important in China’s history, which have been reported by CCTV, Guangdong TV, Zhuhai TV, Phoenix TV, China National Radio, Legal Daily, People’s Court Daily, Guangzhou Daily, Southern Metropolis Daily, New Express and other TV and news media. Moreover, several retrial cases we handled are even typical that have been broadcast live when they were heard in public and announced by the Supreme People’s Court. Meanwhile, with the rapid development of China’s economy and foreign trade, we also repeatedly participated in the handling of foreign commercial cases and international arbitration cases, or acted as an expert witness on Chinese legal issues, before courts and international tribunals in various territories including Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London and Panama, wherein we have strongly defended our clients to their best interests, establishing the good image and public praise for Chinese foreign-related lawyers.

With attention to the integration and complementarity of international professional legal service mode with China’s national conditions and legal environment, we have provided quality and high-level legal services for many domestic port and shipping enterprises, insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions, as well as for various famous international Fortune 500 companies, large shipping companies and logistics enterprises. Our services widely cover the legal system of major trading and shipping countries. Meanwhile, we have maintained a good cooperation with many foreign lawyers and have established extensive and close business partnerships with many law firms in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States, Panama, South Africa, Singapore, Europe and other countries or regions. Through years of effort, we have made the legitimate rights and interests of our clients respected and protected worldwide.

We, bearing “dedication and professionalism” in mind, always take safeguarding the best interest of our clients as the first duty. Our lawyers are qualified who graduated from well-known maritime universities or law schools at home and broad and obtained master’s degree or above, or actually engaged in the work of ocean navigation and shipping management and ever served as captain, chief officer, second engineer or head of legal business department. Since 2008, Our partners Mr. Huang Yaquan and Mr. Huang Hui has been consecutively recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific as “Leading Lawyer”, respectively, of which Mr. Huang Hui is member of the Maritime Law Committee of All China Lawyers Association, Director of the Maritime Law Committee of Guangzhou Lawyers Association, Member of the Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Foreign Affairs Committee of Guangdong Lawyers Association, and serves as arbitrator at several arbitration institutions.

Managing Partner HUANG 34493083
HUANG Anhua photo HUANG AnhuaSenior partner, Attorney-at-law
ZHANG Fan photo ZHANG FanAttorney-at-law  
LIANG Handeng photo LIANG HandengAssociate
HUANG Hui photo HUANG HuiManaging partner Attorney-at-law Arbitrator
HUANG Qianxin photo HUANG QianxinAttorney-at-law
HU Renhao photo HU RenhaoAttorney-at-law
CHEN Xiaoling photo CHEN XiaolingAttorney-at-law
HUANG Yaquan photo HUANG YaquanFounder and senior partner, Attorney-at-law, Leading Foreign-related Lawyer in Guangdong Province
Partner : 3
Qualified lawyer : 14

China’s Top 10 Law Firms : by the Judicial Department of China
Standard Law Firm : by Guangzhou Bureau of Justice and Guangzhou Lawyers Association since 2009
Leading Law Firm : by Chambers Asia-Pacific since 2007
Awarded the China Business Law Awards in the categories of “Shipping”, “Insurance & reinsurance” and “Notable achievers” : by China Business Law Journal

CLIENT: Manager of Legal Department Mr. A
COMPANY/FIRM: V shipping company
TESTIMONIAL: Mr. Huang Hui has deep knowledge, strong communication skills and offers a skilful, conscientious and effective analysis of cases.

CLIENT: General manager of Legal Department Ms. B
COMPANY/FIRM: W insurance company
TESTIMONIAL: The team has successfully handled a number of influential cases and enjoys an excellent reputation in the market. Their strength lies in their legal knowledge, focused attitude and strong sense of direction in cases.

CLIENT: General manager Mr. C
COMPANY/FIRM: X P&I Club correspondent
TESTIMONIAL: Admiring his rich legal knowledge and experience, Mr. Huang Hui can give very detailed and valued comments and advice.

CLIENT: Mr. Steven Knaggs
COMPANY/FIRM: West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) S.A.
TESTIMONIAL: The team has been providing us with professional and timely responses. Fees are reasonable too.

CLIENT: General manager of Legal Affairs and Risk Control Division Ms. D
COMPANY/FIRM: V shipping company
TESTIMONIAL: Mr. Huang Hui is very professional and has a good understanding of the practical operations.

CLIENT: General manager Mr. E
COMPANY/FIRM: Y P&I Club correspondent
TESTIMONIAL: Mr. Huang Hui’s experience, professionalism, service, dedication, thinking, wisdom and attitude in all aspects of case handling reflect a high level rarely found in the domestic maritime and maritime lawyer community.

CLIENT: General manager of Legal Affairs Division Ms. F
COMPANY/FIRM: Z port operator
TESTIMONIAL: Huang travelled between Zhuhai and Guangzhou many times, actively participated in our meetings, and represented us to communicate with the other parties about the settlement plan outside [Guangdong province], and defused the significant risks for us.