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

A pioneering firm in Chinese shipping law, Wang Jing & Co continues to handle the most complex marine matters, including high-level collisions and casualty cases. The practice serves shipowners, P&I clubs and charterers and has an international scope ranging from the Pacific to Britain and Greece. The firm has also begun to diversify its offering, taking on more work from the financing side as well as representing other shipping-related businesses. Managing partner Xiangyong Chen has 20 years of practice experience and has previously worked for COSCO Shipping Corp. John Wang in Guangzhou, Zongcui Zou in Tianjin and Hui Yuan in Qingdao are also key figures in a practice comprised of ‘first-class’ individuals.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Xinwei Guo

Testimonials

‘Wang Jing & Co is truly preeminent in shipping. Their team is made up of truly first-class individuals, each with exceptional, market-leading, levels of knowledge and experience, specific to the sector in which they operate. They are clearly the number one choice for maritime disputes in China. Superb.’

‘In-depth knowledge of Chinese shipping and shipbuilding industry expertise and knowledge in both Chinese law and also English law arbitrations.’

‘They have real knowledge of international disputes and are an excellent choice for Chinese clients facing cross-border disputes. They have experience of working with cross-border teams and of tapping legal expertise in multiple jurisdictions on complicated matters.’

‘Mr Xiangyong Chen is extremely efficient and, despite his seniority, is very hands-on and gives you comfort that he has your matters under total control.’

Key clients

Skuld (Far East) Ltd

Gard (HK) Ltd

Steamship Mutual Management (Hong Kong) Limited

UK P&I Club

The North of England P&I Association Limited

The Swedish Club Hong Kong Ltd.

The Britannia Steamship Insurance Association Ltd.

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

Wang Jing & Co has a long-established reputation in the shipping and insurance sectors, counting a mix of foreign and domestic vessel owners and operators, charterers, P&I clubs, hull and machinery underwriters, marine engineering companies, traders and banks as key clients. According to one client, it is ‘the number one choice for maritime disputes in China‘. John Wang  is highly recommended for shipping, admiralty, banking, insurance and international trade disputes. Xiangyong Chen, who splits his time between the firm’s Shanghai and Guangzhou offices, and Yong Zhao are other names to note. It has regional offices in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Xiamen in the region, with a further presence in other major ports.

Practice head(s):

Xiangyong Chen; John Wang; Yongdong Han

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The firm has real knowledge of international disputes and is an excellent choice for Chinese clients facing cross-border disputes. The team has experience of working with cross-border teams and of tapping legal expertise in multiple jurisdictions on complicated matters.’

‘John Wang is excellent at linking up with international expertise.

‘Wang Jing & Co was the first Mainland law firm specializing in Shipping and Marine Insurance to develop a network of offices in five port cities throughout the country. Their fee earners collaborate well as a team and they use communications technology effectively’.

‘The firm is very knowledgeable in shipping matters and can communicate with foreign clients perfectly well’.

‘Xiangyong Chen is extremely efficient and, despite his seniority, he is very hands-on and gives you comfort that he has your matters under total control.’

‘The firm and the team is very well known in the shipping market.’

‘We have worked with Mr Chen Xiangyong on a number of cases. He is very experienced and reliable.’

‘Wang Jing & Co is the preeminent maritime law firm in China, and for good reason. Their team is made up of first-class practitioners with market leading knowhow and experience. They are my number one choice for maritime disputes in China.’

Key clients

Skuld (Far East) Ltd

GARD (HK) Ltd

Steamship Mutual Management (Hong Kong) Limited

UK P&I Club

The North of England P&I Association Limited

The Swedish Club Hong Kong Ltd.

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 WangExecutive 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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