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CHEN, Xin (Michael) Partner

Professional Experience

Following graduation, Mr. Chen worked for the Faculty   of Law at Shantou University, lecturing on international commercial law and   maritime law, and worked as a part time lawyer for a law firm in Guangdong   Province. During which time, he co-authored and published two textbooks:   Study on International Commerce Laws and Maritime Law. He also published many   articles for numerous academic periodicals.

In 2001, he joined Wang Jing & Co. and practiced   shipping and insurance law related to the bill of lading, charter party,   collision, oil pollution, P&I, hull and machinery, cargo insurance, and   liability insurance. He became a partner in 2008 and was put in charge of   their commercial division. In 2015, Mr. Chen left Wang Jing & Co. to join   JunHe as a partner in the Shanghai office.

Mr. Chen has been dedicated for many years to dispute   settlement for foreign-related commerce, including many major influential   cases at home and abroad. In recent years, many cases under his leadership in   the insurance and trade areas (such as director and officer liability   insurance, reinsurance, general commercial insurance, trade credit insurance   and letter of credit, demand guarantee, and trade financing) has proven to be   at the cutting edge of Chinese judicial practice.

Mr. Chen’s current practice focuses on insurance,   trade, finance, shipping, corporate and foreign-related commerce matters,   both contentious and non-contentious. In addition, Mr. Chen has acted as an   agent ad litem for many clients, handling numerous cases for compliance and   regulatory, liability defense and dispute settlement. These cases have been   in regard to insurance operation, claim handling, product liabilities, public   liabilities, medicine liabilities, food safety, security frauds, commercial   bribes and equity disputes. Most of these cases have had significant   influence all across China. Mr. Chen’s work on these cases have contributed   significantly to his professional experience, and his clients have been   steadfast in their recognition of his professional ability and ethics.

Mr. Chen was selected on the list of   outstanding lawyers at Acritas Stars in 2020.  In 2022, he was selected   into the "Stand out Lawyers" list of Thomson Reuters. In 2022 and   2023, he was consecutively selected as one of the top insurance law lawyers   in the Asia Pacific Legal 500.


1996 Shanghai Maritime University (Bachelor of law, international economic law)

1999 Shanghai Maritime University (Master of Law, international economic law)

Professional Associations

2001 Licensed lawyer

Language Skills

Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.