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Jean Cao



4th Floor, Building 7
18 Gongping Road
Hongkou District
Shanghai 200082
P. R. China

Office Telephone: +86 21 2080 1000
Office Fax: +86 21 2080 1177

Direct Dial (Shanghai): +86 21 2080 1006 Download VCard

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Jean specialises in shipping and insurance law. Since joining HFW in 2009, she has also been actively involved in finance and commercial matters.

She worked at China P&I as a claim executive for six years after graduating from Dalian Maritime University. She has also been awarded a master of law degree from the University of Southampton.

Jean is a qualified (non-practising) PRC lawyer.

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The Shanghai office specialises in all aspects of international commercial maritime and admiralty law, corporate, ship sale and purchase, new buildings, ship repair and conversion, insurance, commodities and trade.

The office conducts litigation, arbitration and mediation in several jurisdictions and advises clients trading with and within China. It also advises on joint venture and inward investment projects throughout China. Henry Fung and Patrick Yeung, Partners in our Hong Kong office, also spend much of their time in our Shanghai office, supporting our PRC practice.

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