Norton Rose Fulbright > Beijing, China > Firm Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright
BEIJING 100004

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: foreign firms Tier 1

With ‘the capabilities to handle all aspects of a client’s legal needs‘, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s Hong Kong-based practice handles a range of high-stakes  litigation for regional and global financial institutions. The team also assists with complex family and probate disputes, along with construction-related conflicts. Other areas of strength range from contentious regulatory and white-collar matters, to cyber-fraud cases, injunctions, mis-selling, debt recovery proceedings, and bankruptcy and insolvency-related work. The track record of practice head Camille Jojo includes banking, shareholder and general commercial disputes, contentious trust and probate cases, and insolvency-related litigation, while Alfred Wu is particularly focused on construction disputes. The next line of practitioners showcases the ‘brilliantKevin Hong, who acts in disputes concerning commercial law, M&A and joint ventures, as well matters involving technology, sales of goods, construction, shipping and insurance, and Daniel Ng, who represents banks, financial institutions and corporations in contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Camille Jojo

Other key lawyers:


‘Norton Rose Fulbright is very much a full-service firm, with the capabilities to handle all aspects of a client’s legal needs. Such ability means a high degree of synergy is created between different practice areas. Furthermore, its global network is vast, which means that clients’ cross-border legal needs can be fully taken care of.

‘They are very reliable and provide professional advice. They always provide strong support in relation to the client’s best interests.’

‘Very responsive in their handling of matters.’

‘Camille Jojo stands out for his rich experience in handling private client, trusts and estates matters.’

Kevin Hong is brilliant. Clients appreciate his strong support while achieving the best for clients. Clients are able to understand easily the whole picture of the case, and its arguments, from his remarks.’

Key clients

LAE Technologies Hong Kong

Harbour Plaza 8 Degrees

Harbour Plaza Hotel Management

JSP International

Paloma Company

Work highlights

  • Acted for the Fok Estate in a high-value estate-related dispute.
  • Acted for JSP International in Hong Kong proceedings to trace and recover money that was transferred into bank accounts in Hong Kong (pursuant to a cyber fraud).
  • Acted for Paloma in enforcing a Japan Commercial Arbitration Association award of approximately HK$270m against a company that is listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

China > Insurance: foreign firms Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s China insurance practice provides advice on non-contentious matters across the insurance and reinsurance spectrum. The practice encompasses assistance with business establishment issues and strategic investments, along with commercial, corporate and M&A matters. Other key areas of strength are data privacy and cybersecurity, directors’ and officers’ insurance, insurtech, licensing, compliance, and warranty and indemnity insurance. The China insurance practice is led by Shanghai-based Ai Tong, who was raised to partner level in January 2023. Tong’s experience includes advising on both transactions and regulatory matters that involve investments in China by foreign financial institutions, including insurers, reinsurers and insurance intermediaries. Tong additionally advises on the regulatory aspects of financial products’ distribution and resale networks.

Practice head(s):

Ai Tong

Key clients



China Life

China Property & Casualty Reinsurance Co

China Southern Fund Management Company

HSBC Insurance (Asia)

Work highlights

  • Advised a multinational financial institution group on its strategic investment into a Chinese insurtech firm.
  • Advised an international insurance group on a variety of legal issues in China, including anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, corporate governance, and data privacy issues.
  • Advised a major Chinese insurance group on the full spectrum of matters in connection with its overseas business in Hong Kong, the UK, the US, Singapore and Malaysia.

China > Projects and energy: foreign firms Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright offers distinguished expertise in diverse sectors encompassing power and renewables, oil and gas, water, rail, manufacturing, mining, and shipping, adeptly managing transactional, project finance, and dispute components. Tom Luckock leads the department in collaboration with Jerry Li. Luckock’s speciality lies within both inbound and outbound projects in the power, infrastructure, and mining sectors, providing clients with comprehensive solutions that involve transactional, project development, and project finance elements. Li, steering the China outbound practice, brings extensive experience in numerous projects and transactions in the energy and infrastructure realms, with expertise that covers terrains from corporate, M&A, and project financing to oilfield service, offshore operations, and trading sectors. Yaxun Wang advises an array of Chinese entities on international projects, export credit, acquisition and asset-based finance, with a distinct emphasis on oil and gas, power, and infrastructure.

Practice head(s):

Jerry Li; Tom Luckock

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

SINOPEC Overseas Oil & Gas Limited (SOOGL)

SDIC Power

Work highlights

  • Advised SINOPEC Overseas Oil & Gas Limited (SOOGL) on a 25-year production-sharing contract (PSC) with Algeria’s Sonatrach for the development of the Zarzaïtine field, in the Illizi basin.

China > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s corporate and M&A team has a notable track record in large-ticket deals with complex regulatory aspects. The practice was recently active in transactions involving the fintech, InsurTech, manufacturing, and banking and finance sectors. It also routinely advises on deals concerning energy, mining and infrastructure, along with logistics and food. The team’s principal advisers are corporate, regulatory and compliance specialist Sun Hong; head of China outbound Jerry Li, who has longstanding energy, resource and infrastructure industry expertise; and projects expert Tom Luckock.

Practice head(s):

Sun Hong; Jerry Li; Tom Luckock

Key clients

CrowdOut Capital

IMI plc

HSBC Insurance (Asia) Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised a multinational financial institution group on its strategic investment into a Chinese insurtech firm.
  • Advised CrowdOut Capital on its acquisition of Sourceability, a global distributor of electronic components with offices in China.
  • Advised a German manufacturing group on the restructuring of its Asia business, involving several Chinese subsidiaries and business operations in mainland China, Hong Kong and India.

China > Regulatory/compliance: foreign firms Tier 3

Based in Shanghai, the regulatory and compliance practice at Norton Rose Fulbright covers regulatory, compliance, and investigation matters for a varied and largely international client base. Work covered includes regulatory issues arising from corporate transactions, regulatory matters for specialised industries such as financial services, and risk assessments. Sun Hong ‘has rich experience in corporate compliance and governance‘, as well as banking regulatory and investigation mandates. Hong co-leads the team alongside Ai Tong, who was promoted to partner in January 2023. Tong is a specialist on China’s financial regulations, and assists on both transactional and regulatory matters involving foreign investments.

Practice head(s):

Sun Hong; Ai Tong


‘Sun Hong has rich experience in corporate compliance and governance, and has a deep understanding of the company in the process of cooperating with our company. Serious and rigorous.’

Key clients


China Reinsurance and China Property & Casualty Reinsurance

China Southern Fund Management Company

Work highlights

China > TMT: foreign firms Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright advises clients on the tech and regulatory aspects of transactions, with notable experience in sectors including financial services, FinTech, and aviation. Anna Gamvros leads the Asia Pacific information protection, privacy and cybersecurity practice from Brisbane and Hong Kong. Her expertise lies in tech agreements, outsourcing transactions, data protection, responses to cybersecurity breaches, and regulatory challenges in the fields of telecoms and the internet.

Practice head(s):

Anna Gamvros

Other key lawyers:

Etelka Bogardi; Ai Tong; Ruby Kwok

China > Intellectual property: foreign firms Tier 4

Leveraging its close relationship with local PRC firm Shanghai Pacific Legal, Norton Rose Fulbright's Hong Kong-based Greater China IP team covers the full spectrum of IP litigation and transactional work in China. Practice head Justin Davidson has a strong record advising both multinational and Chinese businesses on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious IP issues, including those in the financial services, tech, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and fashion sectors.

Practice head(s):

Justin Davidson

Other key lawyers:

Stanley Ng


‘The team is able to provide comprehensive and practical solutions in trademark, patent, trade secret, and copyrights issues.’

‘Justin Davidson is very familiar with IP protection in Hong Kong and China and is able to provide clients with tailored and practical solutions.’

Key clients

BNP Paribas

A.Y. Laboratories Ltd

Antisense Therapeutics Limited

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd

Endogene Limited

Genus plc

Integrated Protein Technologies, Inc.

Neuren Pharmaceuticals Limited

Stembiosys. Inc.

University of Louisville Research Foundation Inc.

Crown Worldwide Holdings Ltd.

Global Futures & Options

ASTRI (Applied Science and Technology Research Institute)

City University

WaveTouch Limited

Stella McCartney Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advising Crown Worldwide on the protection and enforcement of their IP portfolio.
  • Advised Dell on a number of patent litigations in mainland China.
  • Advising WaveTouch on a patent litigation case in China and Germany concerning optical fingerprint technology.

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Norton Rose Fulbright includes lawyers who handle multijurisdictional complex disputes, with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia. The practice regularly acts for domestic and multinational corporates, professional advisors and financial institutions, and acts on commercial disputes involving joint venture and shareholder agreements. In Hong Kong, Alfred Wu and Camille Jojo lead the team, acting on a wide range of banking, shareholder, and commercial disputes. Based in Singapore, Katie Chung  leads the practice, with Dylan McKimmie operating out of the firm’s offices in Brisbane and Perth.

The firm: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Areas of practice: Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see

Offices: We have offices in the world’s most important business, financial and regulatory centres and are active in strategically important growth markets. Our offices are located in Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Minneapolis, Monaco, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), San Antonio, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Washington, DC. In Africa, we have alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe

Number of partners (worldwide): 1,000+
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 2,000+
Total staff: 7,500+

Global key contacts
Financial institutions:
James Bateson
Energy: Anne Lapierre and John Mauel
Infrastructure, mining and commodities: Nick Merritt
Transport: Harry Theochari
Technology: Nick Abrahams
Life sciences and healthcare: Stacey Martinez and Randy Sutton

Department Name Email Telephone
Financial institutions
Life sciences
Photo Name Position Profile
Tom Luckock photo Tom Luckock
Yi Wang photo Yi Wang