Hai Tong & Partners is a law firm in the form of partnership. It can be traced back to Jiao Tong Law Office under the Ministry of Transport founded in the early 1990's. Hai Tong & Partners has committed itself to serve both Chinese and foreign clients with high quality and efficient legal service.
Upon development over 20 years, while maintaining our characteristics of offering top level of legal services in the field of maritime and admiralty, Hai Tong & Partners has developed into a well-known law firm which offers professional contentious and non-contentious services also in the field of insurance, reinsurance, ship financing and leasing, anti-monopoly and compliance, international trade and investment, company law, etc.
Hai Tong & Partners has a team of lawyers whose vocation is to maintain the best interest of the clients with their entrepreneur spirit and excellent professional qualification. Most of our lawyers worked for state organs or state-grade enterprises before they became members of Hai Tong & Partners. Their experience facilitates their smooth communication with governmental departments, judicial organizations and legislators, which provides efficient and professional legal service as a result. Moreover, the majority of Hai Tong lawyers once studied, worked, and lived in foreign countries, so they know the law, culture, and custom of those countries well. We therefore know what foreign clients need when we offer legal service to them.
Hai Tong & Partners has offered excellent legal service to many famous multinational corporations, international organizations, protection and indemnity clubs, shipping companies, trading companies, insurance companies, ship builders, shipping agents, freight forwarders, port and terminal operators, rescue and salvage companies, banks and law firms, accumulating substantial experience and won wide acclaim at the same time. Since 2013, Hai Tong & Partners has been rated by CHAMBERS continuously as top 1 in the first grade in Northern China for the maritime and admiralty area. Several cases represented by Hai Tong & Partners were selected and included in the 10 most well-known leading cases by the Supreme Court at the 30th anniversary for founding of maritime courts. Hai Tong & Partners is Chinese legal counsel for International Group P & I Clubs, and Hai Tong & Partners is also legal counsel for all container voluntary discussion agreements in China.
Hai Tong & Partners headquarters is in Beijing, and has offices in Shanghai.
Our working languages are Mandarin and English.