On December 7, 2023, the inaugural The Legal 500 China Awards ceremony was held in Shanghai. JunHe was named the Law Firm of the Year: Projects and Energy, and partner DONG, Xiao (Arthur) was recognized as the Lawyer of the Year: Arbitration. JunHe partners DONG, Xiao (Arthur), YUAN, Jianan and ZHOU, Hui (Nelson) attended the awards ceremony on behalf of the firm.
JunHe’s award-winning infrastructure and project finance team has led the market since its launch. The firm’s infrastructure and project finance team includes lawyers with considerable overseas experience, as well as local talent with extensive experience in large domestic projects. Many of JunHe’s partners are ranked in the field of energy and infrastructure by The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, IFLR 1000, Asialaw and other well-known legal directories. JunHe is able to provide clients with one-stop legal services for the whole life cycle of energy and infrastructure projects in areas such as nuclear power, thermal power, hydropower, photovoltaic power, wind power, biomass power, waste energy, highways, ports, airports, industry parks, hotels, factories and terminals. The team has successfully advised on many high-profile transactions, including the first Sino-foreign joint offshore wind power project in China and the first urban rail transit PPP project in China. With its extensive project experience and in-depth understanding of the market, JunHe has also assisted clients in recent years with their green and low-carbon transformations.
Mr. Dong is an arbitration expert with almost 30 years of experience. He has handled numerous international commercial disputes, focusing on complex matters of litigation and arbitration in relation to cross-border transactions. Mr. Dong’s expertise covers a wide spectrum, including international trade, cross-border investments, M&As, shareholder disputes, technology transfer and intellectual property protection, as well as distribution and franchise disputes. He is trusted by clients for his outstanding expertise and relentless pursuit of excellence, and this is why he has been ranked by Chambers and Partners in Dispute Resolution (Arbitration), recognized as a Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500, and named a Leading Practitioner in Arbitration and a Thought Leader in Greater China by Who’s Who Legal. Mr. Dong has acted as a legal counsel or arbitrator in international commercial disputes governed by the rules of CIETAC, BAC, SHIAC, SCIA, ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, LCIA, SCC, JAMS and UNCITRAL, and has successfully handled many cases involving the cross-border enforcement of arbitral awards. He is a member of the Council and the Proceedings Committee of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center.