Firm Profile > Wang Jing & Co > Guangzhou , China

Wang Jing & Co

Shipping: PRC firms Tier 1

The maritime and admiralty team at Wang Jing & Co is headquartered in Guangzhou and sits at the core of the firm. Led by founding partner Wang Jing, the group has an outstanding track record in litigation and arbitration cases with a cross-border element, typically pertaining to disputes over bill of lading, charter parties, logistics agreements, insurance, maritime fraud, ship-building, offshore engineering, international trade, ship financing, or letter of credit. Also notable is the firm's work regarding accidents such as ship collision, oil pollution, fire and explosion, and salvage. Managing partner Shuzhou Zhao splits his time between the Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Beijing offices and is also a key name to note. Xiangyong ChenJian Hu and John Wang are also highly recommended for contentious shipping matters.

Regional coverage: Guangdong Province: Guangzhou Tier 2

Known for its nationwide market-leading shipping practice, Wang Jing & Co handles a broad range of contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial matters. Managing partner Shuzhou Zhao has a solid track record of handling high-value disputes and advising foreign enterprises operating in the logistics field on their China market entry by way of acquiring domestic logistics companies or ports. Xiangyong Chen, Jian Hu and John Wang are also names to note.

The firm: Wang Jing & Co. was established in 1994. Through years of efforts by the partners and the team members, the firm has developed into a leading firm providing comprehensive professional legal services through a network-based system of management and operation. The firm is one of the largest and most outstanding law firms in China specialising in shipping, marine engineering and insurance and offers a full range of commercial legal services for international trade, capital construction, marine engineering, financing, bank finance and tax, and real estate investment.

With more than 80 practising attorneys, senior consultants and other professionals, who are supported by around 80 professional staff of paralegals, translators, assistants and secretaries, Wang Jing & Co. has over 160 staff members to provide legal services for clients around the world with working languages including English, Japanese, French, Italian and other languages.

Headquartered in Guangzhou, Wang Jing & Co. operates branch offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Shenzhen and Beijing to provide clients with the benefits of promptness, economic efficiency and in-depth knowledge of local conditions. In the context of the national ‘Going Out’ and ‘The Belt and Road’ strategies, the firm set up its Nansha office in the Nansha free trade area in 2013. Since March 2015, the firm has operated as a Hong Kong Foreign Law Firm with the permission of the Hong Kong Bar Association, and has allied with Charles Chu & Kenneth Sit in Hong Kong to expand the legal business markets.

As one of the members of TerraLex in southern China, Wang Jing & Co. shares information and resources with more than 160 TerraLex members in more than 100 countries around the world. In the long-term foreign legal business practice, the firm established good relations of mutual trust with local law firms in the UK, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong and other jurisdictions, especially with law firms engaged in the fields of shipping, engineering, trade and insurance. With a client-oriented mindset, the firm can always provide professional and cost-effective legal solutions and advice for clients seeking foreign legal service.

Department Name Email Telephone
Maritime/offshore engineering Zhao Shuzhou
Maritime/offshore engineering Hu Jian
Admiralty Chen Xiangyong
Admiralty John Wang
International trade Yang Bo
International trade Wang Weisheng
Dispute resolution Zhao Shuzhou
Dispute resolution Chen Xiangyong
Ship building Zhao Yong
Ship building Cao Yanghui
Property/liability/credit insurance Cao Yanghui
Property/liability/credit insurance Yang Bo
Corporate Wang Jing
Corporate Hu Jian
Real estate Wang Jing
Real estate Wang Jianyun
Criminal service Jiang Guoyong
Number of lawyers : 80
at this office : 30
Contacts : Zhao Shuzhou
Contacts : Chen Xiangyong