Zhong Lun Law Firm
Tel: +86 10 5957 2063
Infrastructure; Energy, resources and environment
Wang Jihong is a renowned legal expert in the infrastructure, energy, resources and environment sectors, and is also a legal adviser for the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, a senior arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, an expert for the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s One Belt One Road committee; the co-chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s energy and natural resources committee; the vice-chair of the environment and energy committee of the China National Committee of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); an expert of the climate change arbitration panel of the ICC Arbitration Commission; and a legal expert for both PPP Centres of the Ministry of Finance and the National Development and Reform Commission.
Focusing on comprehensive legal services for all stages of infrastructure, energy, resources and environment projects for the past 20 years, Wang has advised on countless domestic and overseas projects in fields including expressways, railways, subways, airports, ports, stadiums, schools, hospitals, power plants (coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, photovoltaic, geothermal and biomass), grid, petrochemical projects, petroleum pipelines, natural gas and LNG, gold mines, uranium mines, water works, watershed management, sewage and silt treatment, and hazardous waste disposal. Wang has provided services covering all aspects of these projects including feasibility studies, planning, land, tendering and bidding, project construction, insurance, claims and counterclaims, project structure design, company setup, corporate governance, project financing (inclusive of syndicated bank loan, government sub-loan, financial leasing, collective trust, creditors’ rights plan, bond issuance, REITs and IPOs), M&A, project operation, compliance, and dispute resolution.
She has advised on cross-border projects in dozens of countries throughout the world, and her clientele includes: China National Nuclear Corporation; State Power Investment Corporation; State Grid; PowerChina; China State Railway Group; and other large state-owned enterprises, as well as foreign companies such as Chevron.
Wang is trusted by loyal Chinese and foreign clients, and widely recognised by legal ranking institutions for her rich experience in domestic and overseas project investment, financing and construction, as well as for her skillful legal resolutions.