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Tao (Ross) Xu

Partner
Locations:Shanghai
Title:Partner (Non-equity)
Tel:+86 21 5598 9888/ 9666
Fax:+86 21 5598 9898
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Practice area: Dispute Resolution| Maritime
Mr. Tao Xu specializes in dispute resolution, maritime and corporate compliance business. He has profound experience in domestic and overseas litigation and arbitration. He provides legal services to domestic and foreign clients in shipping, manufacturing, finance, environment, medical and other industries.
Representative Matters
  • Arbitration
  • Acted on behalf of a financial leasing company in Shanghai to deal with financial leasing disputes with a hoisting engineering company in Zibo before China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC")
  • Acted on behalf of an import and export company in Zhejiang and a shipyard in Jiangsu to deal with disputes arising out of two shipbuilding and exporting contracts with a Dutch shipowner before London Maritime Arbitrators Association ("LMAA")
  • Acted on behalf of an import and export group company in Zhejiang and a shipyard in Hubei to deal with disputes arising out of three shipbuilding and exporting contracts with a Greek shipowner before LMAA
  • Acted on behalf of a trade company in Hongkong to deal with international trade disputes with an UAE buyer before CIETAC
  • Acted on behalf of a leading solar energy company to deal with disputes arising out of a tenancy agreement of a plant with the Malaysian owner before Shanghai Arbitration Commission
  • Litigation
  • Acted on behalf of a Finnish main engine producer in applying for a retrial of the Supreme People's Court on a main engine supply contract dispute with a shipyard in Shandong and a Dutch shipowner
  • Acted on behalf of an international trade company in Zhejiang to deal with disputes arising out of two vessels' ownership with a shipyard in Hubei before Wuhan Maritime Court
  • Acted on behalf of a Chinese aquatic product company in Zhejiang to deal with international trade disputes with an US buyer before the court of Massachusetts in US
  • Acted on behalf of a science and technology company in Suzhou to deal with disputes arising out of a purchase and sales contract with an electronic (China) company before Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court
  • Acted on behalf of a shipping company in Shanghai to deal with disputes arising out of other maritime tort with Shanghai and other branches of a China property insurance company before Shanghai Maritime Court
Education Background
  • LL.M., Emory University School of Law (2017)
  • LL.M., Shanghai Maritime University (2010)
  • LL.B., Shanghai Maritime University (2008)
Professional Qualifications
  • Bar admission in P.R. China
  • Bar admission in New York (US)