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Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, Shanghai representative office (Norway)

Shipping

Band 3ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy group with a team of seasoned shipping finance specialists. Acts predominantly on behalf of financial leasing companies, and also represents shipbuilding groups, offshore companies, P&I clubs and cruise giants. Provides guidance on matters in relation to joint ventures, restructuring, and sale and leaseback transactions. Also assists with litigation and arbitration procedures concerning salvage, oil pollution and shipbuilding, as well as contractual disputes.

Strengths

"The service provided is of high quality and has been provided in an efficient and practical way," one client highlights, also appreciating its ability to "provide advice that combines pure legal advice with cultural aspects."

Another client confirms that "the firm has delivered professional and sophisticated services during the entire procedure and showed its in-depth understanding and knowledge of the shipping offshore sector."

Notable practitioners

Zong Le, Sun Yafeng and Chelsea Chen are the department heads and key contacts for clients.

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