TianTong Law Firm
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Commercial litigation; Arbitration; Mediation; Enforcement
Zhu Huafang is a senior partner of TianTong Law Firm, and head of the arbitration and foreign-related dispute resolution team. She obtained a Master of Laws from Renmin University of China, and is also an arbitrator at several arbitration institutions. She has more than 18 years of experience in managing legal risks in corporations and handling domestic and foreign-related commercial litigation and arbitration matters. Zhu is ranked as a leading lawyer in the directories of Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific in dispute resolution/ arbitration.
She specialises in high-value and complex commercial litigation and arbitration cases, and her clients include many state-owned enterprises and financial institutions. She represents them as an attorney with numerous arbitration and litigation cases before the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Beijing Arbitration Commission, Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration, the Supreme People’s Court, people’s courts at various levels, and those cases with her professional help have gained satisfactory results.
Before joining TianTong, Zhu served as the deputy legal director of Sinochem Group, where she gained extensive knowledge about both business and legal work in various sectors including energy, the chemical industry, real estate, finance and agriculture. She had more than 10 years’ practising experience focusing on company equity, M&A, listing and bonds issuing, international trade and state-owned property rights transactions. Her background enables her to quickly and accurately understand, and respond to, the needs of her clients, and design the most suitable dispute resolution plan for them from the perspectives of both an outside lawyer and an in-house counsel, which has ensured the trust of her clients.
In addition, Zhu is dedicated to the promotion of arbitration. She is the general editor of the Arbitration Circle section of TianTong’s WeChat platform, TianTong Dispute Resolution Circle, where she has edited and published more than 40 articles focusing on leading issues in arbitration practice, including the widely acclaimed series 2018 and 2019 Observation Report of Arbitration-Related Judicial Review in China.