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Harneys welcomes new litigation partner to Shanghai team

29 Mar 2022

Harneys is pleased to announce that Wenhao Han is appointed as a partner in the Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team in Shanghai.

Wenhao has over 15 years of working experience in Asia and London, focussing on complex cross-border commercial disputes. He represents international and Chinese companies as well as private clients in a broad range of commercial disputes covering financing, acquisition, international trade, shipping and insurance disputes arising from M&A, commercial, shareholder, and agency agreements. His experience also extends to handling regulatory investigations, injunctions, jurisdiction disputes and insolvencies.

Frequently appointed as an arbitrator for international commercial arbitrations, Wenhao is dually-qualified in both the PRC (non-practising) and the UK, and is qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience in England and Wales. Prior to relocating to Shanghai, Wenhao was a partner at Zhong Lun Law Firm’s London office. The appointment strengthens Harneys’ position as the only offshore litigation offering with a local presence in mainland China.

Vicky Lord, Shanghai Managing Partner, commented: “I am delighted that Wenhao has joined our growing Shanghai team. With Wenhao’s appointment, we have further strengthened and renewed our commitment to continue to serve our clients in mainland China and ensure we continue to deliver excellent service on the ground here in the People’s Republic of China.”

Harneys has been at the forefront of the development of offshore jurisprudence for decades and has been involved in significant global disputes, winning key victories for its clients and often helping to shape the law. Offshore litigation, insolvency, asset recovery, and cross-border restructurings are core areas of specialisation, with teams spanning the BVI, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Cyprus. The firm provides clear, timely and innovative solutions for clients in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes.

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Vicky Lord Harneys front portrait image on a grey background
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For further information, please contact the Harneys team at Byfield Consultancy.