KaiRong Law Firm


Suite 2206-07 Golden Magnolia Plaza
No.1 DaPu Road
Shanghai, 200023

+86 (21) 53961065

+86 (21) 53961204

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Managing Partner: Yu-Lai Jin
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 13
Languages: Chinese, English
Core practices: Shipping, Aviation, Insurance, Disputes Resolution

KaiRong Law Firm, founded in 1998 with a team of experienced and highly regarded professionals, is a dynamic legal boutique offering clients representation in commercial transactions and disputes. The firm is experienced in and well-respected for providing legal services in shipping, aviation, insurance, litigation and disputes resolution, bank finance and international trade. 

In recent years, the firm has shown its strong competition in its core practice fields: shipping, aviation, and insurance. 

In the sector of shipping, the firm has been engaged in handling several important maritime cases in relating to some significant vessel collisions such as MV “XiangZhou”, MV “LongQing 1”, MV “ZheDaiYu 02611”, MV “ZheShengYuLeng 80002”and etc, and successfully helped the shipowners and the families of victims claim for hundreds of millions of compensation fee with skillful negotiation and litigation experience, avoiding any social contradiction arising therefrom. In addition, the firm also successfully represented shipbuilders, insurers, and P&I Club, etc. to deal with various litigation cases in relate to carriage of goods by sea, shipbuilding contracts and disputes, tugs and towing law, salvage, LOF and SCOPIC, pollution, bunkers and the environment and so on. The claim amount is totally about hundreds of millions.
In aviation, the firm continually represented Malaysian Airliens and its insurer Allianz to deal with settlements and further litigation cases between MAS and the MH370 victim families, and also helps many other international airlines such AA, White Sky, Hawaiian Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Air Niugini, etc. and their insurers to handle cases with regard to air passenger and other personal claims, air cargo claim and etc. 

In addition to the above core practices, KaiRong still makes a deep explore in the practice of insurance. The firm has been entrusted by domestic and international insurers to deal with a lot of insurance subrogation & insurance contract disputes with a huge claim amount.

What’s more, KaiRong actively develops other significant expertise in other sectors including real estate and construction, corporate, and finance. In the past years, the firm has also been engaged in several big cases and made a full preparation for the coming litigation or arbitration procedure.

  • Dispute resolution 
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Banking and finance
  • Labour and employment

Recent case highlights:

  • Representing X on its disputes on a commercial premises sales and purchase contract worth RMB 15 million
  • Advising X on the indemnity application from the insured SEPCOIII under a trade credit insurance policy worth 400 million
  • Representing X on its disputes on an international sales contract worth USD 1.8 million

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Insurance