Wang Jing & Co > Guangzhou, China > Firm Profile

Wang Jing & Co
SUITE 1504, 15/F., BANK OF GUANGZHOU SQUARE, 30 ZHU JIANG EAST ROAD
ZHU JIANG NEW TOWN
GUANG ZHOU
510623
China

China > Shipping: PRC firms Tier 1

Wang Jing & Co are instructed on many of the most complex and high-profile disputes in the Chinese shipping market, such as collisions, groundings, and ship arrests. The practice is also active in handling cargo damage and insurance claims, as well as disputes related to ship financing. The practice acts for both Chinese and foreign clients and handles cross-jurisdictional matters, such as those involving incidents outside Chinese waters. The sizeable team has offices across major Chinese ports, with Xiangyong Chen and John Wang key figures in the team. Rongcun Li in Xiamen and Xinwei Guo in Tianjin are also names to note.

Practice head(s):

Xiangyong Chen; John Wang; Zongcui Zou; Yuan Hui; Rongcun Li; Xu Jun; Yongyong Han; Yong Zhao

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Industry-leading partners supported by a strong team.’

‘Xiangyong Chen, John Wang,  Hui Yuan and  Zongcui Zou are recommended.’

Key clients

North of England Marine Consultants (Shanghai) Ltd Co.

Skuld (Far East) Ltd

SKULD (FAR EAST) LIMITED

GARD (HK) Ltd

Gard (HK) Limited

Thomas Miller (Hong Kong) Limited

Forerunner Shipping, as agent of Farenco Shipping PTE LTD

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

China Merchants Commerce Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Cosco Logistics Guangzhou

COSCO Shipping Bulk Co., Ltd.

Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch

Guangzhou Salvage

Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch

China National Offshore Oil Corporation

Guangdong MSA

Korea P&I Club

4 Pump Court – Jeremy Nicholson QC

Work highlights

  • Represented the owners of El Zorro and their P&I clubs in lawsuits for collision damage following a collision between El Zorro and the Singapore-registered oil tanker ELLINGTON in Jiaxing sea area of Zhejiang Province in China.
  • Acted for YM Cypress in lawsuits related to the ship’s collision with CG126 operated by Marine Patrol Corps of Taiwan Coast Guard Administration in water area under Taiwan’s jurisdiction.
  • Acting for Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (“Evergreen”) in resolution of dispute with Xiamen Port Shipping Co., Ltd. over ship collision damages.

China > Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tier 3

Traditionally known as a leading shipping firm, with notable expertise in the areas of maritime, admiralty and insurance, Wang Jing & Co has expanded its practice to international trade, marine engineering and environmental resources. The practice also has notable experience in handling foreign-related dispute resolution in associated areas. Other areas of work include financing, construction, and general commercial disputes. Xiangyong Chen, Yongdong Han and John Wang are noted for shipping matters, while Shenzhen-based Yong Zhao handles commercial disputes for domestic and foreign companies. The team operates from its Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Xiamen offices regionally, and has offices in other major port cities (Shanghai, Qingdao and Tianjin).

Key clients

North of England Marine Consultants (Shanghai) Ltd Co.

Skuld (Far East) Ltd

SKULD (FAR EAST) LIMITED

GARD (HK) Ltd

Gard (HK) Limited

Thomas Miller (Hong Kong) Limited

Forerunner Shipping

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

China Merchants Commerce Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Cosco Logistics Guangzhou

COSCO Shipping Bulk Co., Ltd.

Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch

Guangzhou Salvage

Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch

China National Offshore Oil Corporation

Guangdong MSA

Korea P&I Club

China > WTO/international trade: PRC firms

Jingtian & Gongcheng‘s international trade practice provides assistance to clients on complying with sanctions and customs regulations. It was substantially strengthened in January 2020, when specialist Bo Yang joined the firm from Wang Jing & Co.

Wang Jing & Co. was founded in Guangzhou in 1994 by Mr Wang Jing, and has since developed in one of southern China’s foremost all-round legal service providers. Through the efforts of Mr Wang and his partners, the Guangzhou head office continues to lead the firm’s expansion in new practice areas and service fields.

The business division of the Guangzhou head office is subdivided into the insurance, admiralty, maritime, FDI and corporate/IP departments, and is supported by the client service, administration, translation, financial, and IT departments. With the main focus on the Pearl River Delta and the South China region, from Guangzhou leadership and support is also given to the firm’s branch offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Beijing and shenzhen and its correspondent office in Haikou.

Lawyers of the Guangzhou head office are all graduates from China’s most reputable law schools and maritime universities, have received ample professional training, and are fully qualified to practice law in China. Furthermore, many have enjoyed education and acquired practicing experience in the United Kingdom, continental Europe and the United States, and have worked for leading domestic as well as international law firms and enterprises. Lawyers and staff are fluent in Chinese and English, and with the help of foreign in-house consultants services can be provided also in Japanese, Korean, French and Dutch.

The Guangzhou head office is well-placed in the community, and holds a strong reputation for providing excellence. In striving for further development, it aims for a continued enhancement of the effectiveness and quality of its services.

Address: Suite 1504, 15/F., Bank of Guangzhou Square, 30 Zhu Jiang East Road, Zhu Jiang New Town, Guangzhou 510623
Tel: +86 20 8393 0333
Fax: +86 20 3808 2910
Email: info@wjnco.com
Contact: Chen Xiangyong, Wang Jun

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Maritime and Maritime Business / International Trade / Energy and Offshore Engineering / Finance and Insurance Chen Xiangyongchenxiangyong@wjnco.com020-83930333
Maritime and Maritime Business / International Trade / Energy and Offshore Engineering / Finance and Insurance John Wangwangjun@wjnco.com020-83930333
PhotoNamePositionProfile
John Wang  photo John Wang Executive Managing Partner, Equity Partner Practice Areas: Shipping, Admiralty, Insurance and International…
Number of lawyers : 47
at this office : 13
Chinese
English
Contacts : Chen Xiangyong
Contacts : John Wang

Established in early 1990s, Wang Jing & Co. is an elite law firm adhering to advanced management philosophy and pursuit of service excellency. Headquartered in Guangzhou, Wang Jing & Co has operating branch offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Shenzhen and Beijing.

Wang Jing & Co. upholds the values of “Professionalism, Efficiency, Sharing and Inheritance” in the provision of excellent legal services. We service clients worldwide, including P&I Clubs, Shipowners, insurance companies, off-shore corporations, banking and financial institutions, logistic companies and trading companies. Wang Jing & Co. has ever since our founding remained a renowned professional law firm engaging in shipping, marine insurance, off-shore projects, environment and resource, banking and finance, cross-border litigations and arbitrations and etc. We are also widely acclaimed for our outstanding legal services in other practicing areas including non-marine insurance, supply chain logistics, international trade, real estate and construction, criminal, corporate and etc.

Wang Jing & Co. is of open, innovative and pioneering mindset . As response to China’s recent development of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and the Hainan Free Trade Port, Wang Jing & Co. maintains a competitive edge in international dispute resolution by actively exploring opportunities for outbound legal services. Over the years we frequently represent Chinese enterprises in arbitration and litigation cases involving large engineering facilities construction, international commodity trade, infrastructure, and energy projects across London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong etc. The firm has also received notable recognition and acclaim from our clients for our achievement in dealing with non-contentious matters in areas of offshore projects, banking and financing.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Shipping / International Trade / Environment and Off-shore Projects / Finance and Insurance chenxiangyongchenxiangyong@wjnco.com+86 21 5887 8000
Shipping / Admiralty / Insurance / International Trade / Environment John Wangwangjun@wjnco.com+86 20 8393 0333
Shipping / Finance and Insurance / Off-shore Projects / Dispute Resolution Xu Junxujun@wjn.com+86 21 5887 8000
Shipping / Off-shore Projects / International Trade / Corporate Zou Zongcuizouzongcui@wjnco.com+86 22 5985 1616
Shipping/ Off-shore Projects / International Trade / Corporate and Family Law Yuan Huiyuanhui@wjnco.com+86 22 5985 1616
Shipping / Off-shore Projects / International Trade / Corporate and Commerce Li Rongcunlirongcun@wjnco.com+86 592 268 1376
Corporate / Finance and Insurance / International Trade / Shipping Zhao Yongzhaoyong@wjnco.com+86 755 8882 8008
Shipping / International Trade and Logistics / Insurance / Corporate Han Yongdonghanyongdong@wjnco.com+86 10 8523 5055
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