International Arbitration

International arbitration (including international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration) is one of JunHe’s most important practice areas. Our firm’s international arbitration lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of international arbitration proceedings and have outstanding insight into cross-border business transactions. It assists clients in resolving disputes by providing professional, efficient, pragmatic and innovative solutions. We address our clients’ concerns and work to reduce the cost of dispute resolution to our clients. We have been praised by many domestic and foreign clients and recommended by international legal directories such as Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation. JunHe’s international arbitration team has become the preferred partner of numerous high-profile clients during their cross-border disputes.

Legal Team

Our international arbitration team has represented clients in complex disputes administered by internationally renowned arbitration institutions. These include but are not limited to the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration (ICC), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS). We have also assisted clients in resolving disputes in multiple ad hoc arbitration cases in multiple jurisdictions around the world.

Our lawyers assist clients in applying for property preservation and other interim measures in multiple jurisdictions worldwide according to the provisions of international conventions and the laws of the seat of arbitration. They have successfully helped clients with the cross-border enforcement of arbitral awards and property recovery and helped them achieve their business goals.

JunHe's comprehensive strengths across multiple practice areas provide strong support to the international arbitration team. These practice areas include international trade, cross-border investment and M&A, capital markets and financing, infrastructure construction, intellectual property, mineral resources and new energy, biopharmaceuticals, technology and media, sports and entertainment, insurance and anti-monopoly.  JunHe's integrated operation model provides comprehensive support for the protection of our clients' rights, and the firm’s international service network allows our clients to receive legal services in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously.

Several JunHe lawyers serve as arbitrators in leading arbitration institutions in China and around the world. 

Scope of Services

Legal services provided by JunHe with respect to international arbitration include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting dispute resolution clauses in transaction documents;

  • Training and advice on dispute prevention; 

  • Analytical advice and work strategies on potential disputes;

  • Representing clients in negotiations and consultations on disputes;

  • Initiating arbitration proceedings, responding to arbitration claims and filing counterclaims on behalf of clients; 

  • Assisting clients in selecting arbitrators, or nominating arbitrators on their behalf;

  • Representing clients at procedural management meetings;

  • Representing clients in evidence disclosure during arbitration proceedings;

  • Representing clients at arbitration hearings, examining witnesses, and responding to investigations by arbitration tribunals;

  • Applying to domestic and foreign courts for property preservation and other interim measures on behalf of clients;

  • Assisting clients in investigations, evidence collection, the selection of witnesses (including factual and expert witnesses), and the preparation of witness testimonies;

  • Representing clients in mediation and the reconciliation of disputes;

  • Applying for the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China, and the recognition and enforcement of Chinese arbitral awards abroad on behalf of clients.