Shanghai, China International Trade, Investment and Maritime Law Firm
Law Firm OverviewWiseLink is a law firm based in Shanghai, China. Our practice includes international trade, admiralty & maritime and international banking. The firm was established in Nov. 2008.
WiseLink was founded by Ms. Marra Won, an experienced attorney for over 10 years. WiseLink has a staff of 8 people, all of whom graduated from famous universities. Our goal is to be a top legal team in the fields of international trade and admiralty & maritime in China. To reach this goal, all attorneys and paralegals have to attend related training courses weekly. We especially strengthen the comparability study of Chinese law and English law. We can provide foreign legal services in English - our working language, thanks to our years of practice.
We can provide services in litigation and arbitration. We keep efficient communication and good working relationships with Chinese courts, government and main arbitration institutes of England, Sweden, Hong Kong, America and mainland China.
We can provide international legal services through a network of law firms in America, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Canada, Japan, German, France, Algeria, Argentina, Sweden, UK, Panama and South Africa.
Meanwhile, we have good resources and relationships in Shanghai and its neighbor provinces. Our firm is located in Minhang district, which connect Huhang speedway, Humin elevated freeway, out-circle speedway and metro line 1 and 5. The transportation is very convenient.
Year this Office was Established: 2008
Languages: Chinese Mandarin, English
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Payment And Financing; International Tax; Foreign Affairs; Food & Drug & Medical Device & Heath Care; Service Trade; Transnational Fraud; International Distribution/Agency; Dispute On Sales Contract; Establishment Of Sales Contract; Litigation Under Corporate Law; Foreign Direct Investment; Notary & Witness; Non-Criminal Certificate; Administration Of Foreign Employment; Social Insurance Law Of China; Mediation And Arbitration Of Labor Disputes; Labor Contract Law Of China; Foreign Employment; Foreign Crime.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice areas include:
- International Trade
Export Agent contract, quality of cargos, deposit, refuse to deliver, delay in delivery, wrong delivery, refuse to pay or delay to pay, processing trade, compensatory trade, etc.
- Admiralty & Maritime
Release cargos without production of original bill of lading, damages or shortness of cargos, voyage charter-party, time charter-party, bare charger, shipbuilding contract, demurrage, bill of lading, general and signal average, attachment of vessel, maritime security, cargo lien, maritime order, agency of shipper & carrier, maritime insurance, etc.
- International Banking
Letter of Credit, guarantee letter/standby letter of credit, forfaiting, factoring, bill of exchange, promissory check, check, trade financing, administration on foreign exchange, foreign guarantee, bond administration, international syndicated loan, etc.
- Other Internal or International Legal Affairs
We also provide other internal or international legal services rather than those listed above, including but without limitation to: foreign investment, company, real estate, employment, or other civil, commercial, criminal, administrative legal affairs.
Mrs. Marra Won
Arbitration, Business and Industry, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law
Mr. Ying Yao
Administrative Law, Adoption, Alimony, Arson, Assault
Mr. Alex Zhuo
Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Employment, General Practice, Motor Vehicles
- China Law Academy
- Shanghai Bar Association
- Shanghai Construction Material Association
- Wenzhou International Business Association
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Some explanation and guidance on how to bring litigation in China, especially for foreign companies and corporates.Read Article
As the CIETAC Shanghai and CIETAC Shenzhen have respectively declared to become a independent arbitration commission breaking away from the CIETAC Beijing. The effect to the contract with a arbitration term and potential disputes involving the CIETAC can be seen from recent judgments.Read Article
Legal Advice on the Arbitration Clause After Separation of CIETAC Shanghai and South China from CIETAC Beijing
The separation of CIETAC Shanghai and CIETAC South China from CIETAC Beijing has made a great noise, causing some confusion and legal issues about the arbitration clause. The author intents to briefly clarify it in this article.Read Article
Dispute raised by unsigned attachment annexed to a Contract.Read Article
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Chinese labor law has been revised due to the China's transition from a planed economy to a market economy. The new labor contract law has been coming into effect since January 1st, 2008. Part I - Employee’s Termination - In general, an employer and employee may dissolve the labor contract if they so agree upon negotiations and specifically, an employee may dissolve the labor contract for below situations:Read Article
A foreigner and the potential employer should get proper permit before the foreigner starts his work in China. This article also give some basic guidance for the legal issues about the employment contract.Read Article
If you are going to arrest a ship who will call Chinese port, please make sure you have prepared full counter warranty for the arrest plus an acceptable cause. The shipowner or the bare-boat charterer shall be liable for the debt.Read Article