In the list of ALB China 2021 Top 15 Litigators released by Asian Law Business (ALB) on 22 February 2021, King & Wood Mallesons Dispute Resolution partner Wang Jianjian was recognised as one of the top 15 litigators for her impressive performance and wide recognition of clients. ALB selected the top 15 litigators with industrial influence and representativeness based on their achievements in the past year, their representations in high-profile cases, clients’ recommendations and market feedback.
Ms. Wang focuses on domestic and foreign dispute resolution in areas of financial asset management (including bonds, funds, trusts, banking, and securities), corporate and capital markets. She is distinguished by her excellent professional skills and problem-solving ability. Ms. Wang has represented over a hundred well-known domestic and international enterprises in major and complex commercial disputes, many of which have set precedents in the industry. Some of her client work highlights are as follows: Represented a large foreign brokerage firm in a QFLP fund dispute in Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR, setting the industry’s first case in QFLP fund distribution litigation and fund judicial liquidation; Represented a well-known listed company in a dispute over the dissolution of contractual fund contract, an industry-first case where investors exercised the right of dissolution as beneficiaries of a self-benefit trust;Represented over twenty financial institutions worldwide in over RMB 10 billion disputes and debt restructuring of a domestic enterprise involving its syndicates and clubs and their bilateral loans, establishing the first ever foreign financial creditors’ committee in China led by Mainland Chinese lawyers with reference to the legal systems of foreign countries; Represented more than twenty financial institutions worldwide in arbitration in Hong Kong in relation to overseas financing and guarantee disputes and successfully applied for property preservation in the Shanghai Financial Court, marking a property preservation case in Mainland China for a Hong Kong arbitration case with the largest amount, the most parties and within the shortest time after the effectiveness of the Arrangement of the Supreme People's Court on Mutual Assistance in Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Support of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong SAR;Represented a renowned foreign fund in more than ten large overseas notes and warrants investment disputes before PRC courts of various places (the case in Shaanxi set a precedent for foreign law identification regarding the authority of a U.S. bankruptcy administrator);Represented a well-known foreign bank in a civil case and criminal-civil crossover disputes in an amount exceeds RMB 20 billion highly-influential financial fraud, which involves dozens of domestic and foreign financial institutions. Ms. Wang engaged in in-depth professional research. She has published over thirty articles on finance and asset management in the past three years, and provided over twenty lectures on financial and commercial dispute resolution to clients every year. She stays active in exchanges with peers on legal and commercial issues. Ms. Wang is well recognized and trusted by her clients.
“I am honored to receive the reward”, said Ms. Wang, “I am grateful to my clients for their trust and recognition over the years. I would also like to thank the KWM international platform and my colleagues. With the new domestic and overseas market developments in financial asset management and investment and financing, we will always be ready to support our clients with professional and up-to-date services. We will share cutting-edge and representative practice experience with our clients and colleagues, contributing to the construction of the rule of law.