Asia Pacific Offices: Guangzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai, Tianjin, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Beijing
International Offices: New York
Established in the early 1990s, Wang Jing & Co. is a full-service law firm adhering to advanced concepts of management, offering clients a full range of excellent legal services covering the fields of international trade, international logistics, offshore engineering, construction, energy, maritime/admiralty, investment, corporate, M&A, and dispute resolution, etc.
From the 1990s up to the end of 2000, Wang Jing & Co. handled a large number of cases involving maritime accidents and shipping disputes in south China, assisting clients and cooperating with local and international maritime authorities in cracking down coastal smuggling and piracy in Southeast Asia. Thanks to its premium legal services and high level of expertise with advanced partnership-style management, Wang Jing & Co. has become a leading law firm nationwide in the area of maritime, admiralty and insurance.
To maximise both the calibre of legal counsel and the level of efficiency delivered to clients, Wang Jing & Co., headquartered in Guangzhou, has gradually expanded its presence into the coastal cities of north and east China, and successively set up branch offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Beijing and New York, creating a widespread network throughout China and abroad, counting nowadays with more than 150 employees and 22 partners.
Keeping up with the pace of development of China, Wang Jing & Co. has shifted from a maritime and insurance specialised firm into a full-service provider, extending its reach to practice areas associated with Chinese Enterprises‘Going Global.’ In response to China’s ‘Belt and Road’Initiative and the Strategy of Building up of ‘Guangdong-Hongkong-Macao Greater Bay Area’, Wang Jing & Co. actively engages in foreign-related legal services, representing Chinese enterprises in dealing extra-judicial matter as well as arbitration and litigation regarding disputes on large engineering facilities construction, international commodity trade, infrastructure, energy engineering, marine leasing and financing etc. in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and other places. Due to its international mind-set and foreign-related legal practice, Wang Jing & Co. has also built cooperation and mutual trust with local law firms in Britain, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain and other jurisdictions, allowing Wang Jing & Co. to accommodate the needs of clients seeking foreign-related legal services.
Excellence and continuous efforts towards improvement were rewarded in recent years by prestigious award by the Asian Legal Business, Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide, and China Business Law Journal, as well as the 2018 edition of the published Asialaw profiles rankings, which rated Wang Jing & Co. as ‘Outstanding’ Full-service Law. Beyond international awards, it’s worth mentioning that also locally, Wang Jing & Co. has been recognised as leading firm with the inclusion of certain of its cases among Ten Typical Cases of the Supreme People’s Court at the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of Maritime Court, the 30-Year Model Cases of Maritime Adjudication, the Annual Typical Cases of Maritime Adjudication, and the Maritime Case Selection for ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative.
In the 2018 Appraisal and Selection of ‘Guangzhou Foreign-related Specialist Lawyers’ held by Guangzhou Lawyers Association, Mr. Wang Jing, Mr. Zhao Shuzhou and Mr. Chen Xiangyong, three senior partners of Wang Jing & Co., won the honour of ‘Guangzhou Foreign-related Specialist Lawyer’ designed in recognition of their years of dedication and exceptional achievements in providing foreign-related legal service whereas Wang Jing & Co. was also honoured as ‘Era-Leader’ by Guangzhou Lawyers Association.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ International Trade