Duan & Duan has been widely recognized as having a leading practice in cross border dispute resolution in China. Our partners and lawyers have exceptional expertise in handling foreign related and international arbitrations both in Mainland China and foreign jurisdictions (such as, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, etc.). We have been representing a host of numerous Chinese and foreign clients in a variety of industries (such as, manufacturing, energy (oil and gas), consumer products, food, construction, software, real estate development)..

We havehandled arbitrations before both domestic and overseas arbitration institutions (such as, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shanghai International Arbitration Center), Shanghai Arbitration Commission, South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shenzhen International Court of Arbitration), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce) as well as in ad hoc arbitrations.Many of our partners are listed on the panel of arbitrators of these institutions and regularly are appointed as arbitrators handling simple to complex disputes.

Duan & Duan partners and lawyers of the International Arbitration Practice Team have a broad range of experience in handling and coordinating complex cross border commercial arbitrations. We advise and/or represent our clients in the following matters:

- Providing legal advice and analysis and drafting legal memorandum in business transactions, which possibly lead to arbitration

- Acting as clients’ PRC counsel or co-counsel in foreign related and international arbitrations in both China and foreign jurisdictions

- Acting as clients’ PRC counsel in the legal proceeding before Chinese courts related to an application for determination on the validity of a foreign related arbitration agreement or arbitration clause or application for revocation or non-enforcement of foreign related arbitral awards rendered by Chinese arbitration tribunals

- Acting as clients’ PRC counsel in the legal proceeding before Chinese courts related to application for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

- Accepting clients’ instructions to give expert opinions on the PRC law in international arbitrations in both China and foreign jurisdictions

- Accepting clients’ instructions to provide legal support (e.g. collection and discovery of evidence, preparation of witness statements and expert opinions, etc.) for international arbitrations in China and foreign jurisdictions