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DONG, Xiao (Arthur) Partner

A real professional in international commercial arbitration with impressive experience as counsel in significant cases.

Chambers Greater China Region 2024

Professional Experience

Mr. Dong is a partner at JunHe Beijing office.

Mr. Dong has accumulated rich experience in handling international commercial dispute resolution during his practice of nearly 30 years, focusing on complex matters of litigation and arbitration in relation to cross-border transactions. His expertise covers a wide spectrum, including: international trade, cross-border investments, M&A, shareholder disputes, technology transfer and intellectual property protection, as well as distribution and franchise disputes.

Mr. Dong has been acting as legal counsel or arbitrator under the ICC Rules, HKIAC Rules, SIAC Rules, SCC Rules, JAMS Rules, UNCITRAL Rules, CIETAC Rules, BAC Rules, SHIAC Rules, SCIA Rules, etc.

Mr. Dong has successfully applied for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China, as well as recognition and enforcement of Chinese arbitral awards outside of China, which was highly recognized by clients.

Mr. Dong has also been invited to act as an expert witness on Chinese law in a number of arbitrations or litigations outside of China.

Mr. Dong has been highly ranked by Chambers & Partners in the field of Arbitration (2015-2024), recognized by Who's Who Legal as Leading Practitioner and “Thought Leader” in the field of Arbitration (2019-2024), recommended by Legal 500 as Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution (2017-2024), and recognized by Legal 500 as “Arbitration Lawyer of the Year (2023)”.

Mr. Dong has been appointed as an adjunct professor at the School of Juris Master of China University of Political Science and Law, and a research fellow of the Institute of International Arbitration of Renmin University.


China University of Political Science and Law, Ph.D

Temple University, LL.M

China University of Political Science and Law, LL.B

Professional Associations

Mr. Dong is admitted to practice law in China. He is also arbitrator and/or mediator of HKIAC, SIAC, ICDR, KCAB, AIAC, CIETAC, CMAC, BIAC, SHIAC, SCIA, etc, as well as Rapporteur of ICCA Yearbook for China, and member of ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR..

Mr. Dong is a current member of the HKIAC Council and also a member of HKIAC Proceedings Committee..

Language Skills

Mandarin, English

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.