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Litigation Star


Jurisdiction:

China

Practice area:

Commercial and transactions
International arbitration


Arthur is a Partner at DaHui Lawyers and spearheads the firm’s cross-border dispute resolution practice. His practice includes both complex domestic litigation/ arbitration and international arbitration. Benefiting from over 12 years of practice experience with a number of leading law firms in their Shanghai, London, Washington DC, Hong Kong and Beijing offices, and his unique training with leading international arbitrator Neil Kaplan CBE, QC, Arthur is particularly apt in helping foreign investors in resolving their disputes with PRC entities and recovering debts in China either before domestic tribunals or international arbitrators.

Arthur has represented clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings under various jurisdictions and different laws and rules, including disputes arising out of large-scale engineering and construction projects, joint ventures, equity transfers, private equity investments and the international sales of goods. His recent representative cases include defending Boeing in various law suits in China brought by the families of the passengers in the missing MH370 plane, defending a major Scandinavian manufacturing company in a domestic litigation arising out of a fire at their factory in China, representing a major international hotel management company in an ICC arbitration and won a favourable award within six months after constitution of the tribunal under the ICC Expedited Procedure, defending a domestic hi-tech company in an ICC arbitration against a European claimant out of a long-term supply agreement, and representing a large PRC investment fund in debt dispute of over USD200million before the HKIAC.

Over the past years, Arthur has been named by a number of international directories, such as Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Commercial Law and Benchmark Litigation, as a leading PRC lawyer for dispute resolution. Arthur also frequently acts as a PRC legal expert in overseas proceedings, with his legal opinions being used in support of a number of international arbitration and court proceedings in common law jurisdictions.

Arthur is a regular speaker around the world on international arbitration topics. He is also a listed arbitrator of the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and is current sitting in two cases as an arbitrator in an HKIAC arbitration. Arthur is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.