Practice Areas

  • Logistics & Shipping, including cargo transportation, inland river shipping, ports & terminals, maritime, and finance, insurance and infrastructure of logistics, and prevention of risks in shipping documents;
  • Finance and Capitals, including commercial bank clearing and recovering, corporation investment and financing, M&A, reorganization, public listing, bond issuing and other equity-related legal services.

Professional Experience

  • Served as legal adviser to ports, docks and trade associations, such as Chongqing Cuntan Port, Guoyuan Port, Jianshe Dock, Chongqing Chaotianmen Logistics Association, Chongqing International Freight Forwarders Association;
  • Served as legal advisers to logistics companies, shipping companies and freight forwarding companies, such as Chongqing Port Logistics Group Co., Ltd., Chongqing Gangsheng Ship Service Co., Ltd., Sinotrans Luzhou Port Bonded Logistics Co., Ltd., Sinotrans Chongqing Co., Ltd., and CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd.;
  • Advised marine & maritime cases relating to ship construction, chartering, ship mortgage, ship collision and ship insurance, and dispute settlement cases involving waterways, highways and railways, and related disputes of import and export freight and trade;
  • The case of “disputes over compensation for property damages in waterway cargo transportation and sea-bound waters” represented by Ms. Chen’s team was rated as “2015 classic case of civil and commercial litigation”;
  • Successfully handled equity merger and acquisition projects of many enterprises, transfer of the beneficial right to receivables worth billions of yuan, offering of convertible bonds, relevant restructuring projects (such as the restructuring of Chongqing Automotive Engine Accessories Factory), and OTC listing projects of many enterprises.

Work Experience

  • Partner, Grandall Law Firm
  • Founding and Managing Partner of a well-known law firm
  • Head of legal department of a large enterprise group
  • Served as a civil servant in Guangdong Zhuhai Waterway Bureau

Education Background

  • Master of Laws, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Laws, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Professional Affiliations

  • Arbitrator, China Maritime Arbitration Commission
  • Mediator, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade/ China International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Center
  • Member, Changjiang Maritime Law Association

Other Titles & Positions

  • Registered Auctioneer of China
  • Member, the CPPC of Jiulongpo District, Chongqing
  • Guest Supervisor, Chongqing Jiulongpo District People’s Court
  • Lecturer, CCTV’s “Law Lecture Hall”

Honor & Recognition

  • Chongqing’s Second Top Ten Female Lawyers
  • Chongqing Auctioneer Silver Hammer Award
  • Advanced Member of the Central Committee of China Association for Promoting Democracy


  • Chinese/English

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