On 22 July, 2020, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Restructuring & Insolvency partner Mr. Wang Xin was recognized as one of the 2020 ALB China Top 15 Rising Lawyers by Asian Legal Business (ALB) for his outstanding practice performance and wide market recognition. This ranking, conducted by ALB on the basis of evaluation on the candidates’ significant achievements over the past year, key clients they have served, major transactions they have been involved in, and accolades they have received for their services, is designed to recognize the 15 potential leading figures in Chinese legal profession.
Mr. Wang has long been focusing on corporate insolvency and restructuring, settlement, and debt restructuring, and has accumulated extensive experience in such areas. He has advised clients from a broad range of industries such as finance, energy, food, aviation, shipping, manufacturing, and technology. Since the introduction of China’s new Enterprise Bankruptcy Law in 2007, Mr. Wang, as the main project leader (acting as bankruptcy administrator), has led a large number of high-profile projects involving insolvency and restructuring, settlement, and debt restructuring. Among these cases, many have been selected by the Supreme People’s Court as Top 10 Typical Cases, including representing Xiwang Group in the judicial settlement, and advising Nanjing Tanker Corporation, Chang Jiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd, and Lutianhua Group and other group companies on their restructurings. Mr. Wang is capable of providing clients with the best advices on their complex legal conflicts, debt restructuring plans, and business arrangements, receiving wide praise from clients and the industry.
Mr. Wang commented: “I am honored to be recognized as one of the 2020 ALB China Top 15 Rising Lawyers. Thanks for the recognition from ALB and my clients and colleagues! As the most competent lawyers team focusing on debt restructuring and insolvency business in China, KWM enables me to grow and realize my self-value. All accomplishments ask for continuous efforts and pioneering spirit. From my years of practice, what I have learned is not only the expertise and experience required for a Restructuring & Insolvency lawyer, but also skills of teamwork and resource integration and more. In the future, I will continue to work hard in this field and provide clients caught in operation and debt crisis with all-round legal support in areas of debt restructuring, reorganization as well as enterprise bailout, in order to help them out and improve their commercial values. I will endeavor to provide clients both at home and abroad with more diverse and multi-layer legal services!”