DOCVIT’S VISITS IN THE UK (V) | Meeting with Mr. Ian Ganut, the President of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association

Source: Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm  Time: 2019-02-18 22:33:51  Author: Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm

DOCVIT’s Visits in the UK

During the Spring Festival of 2019, Mr. Liu Guangchao, the Chief Director of Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm, and Lawyer Zhang Ting, the Director of the International Business Department and the Senior Partner of Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm traveled to London for exchange and visit. The Chief Director, Mr. Liu Guangchao and Lawyer Zhang Ting visited the Bar Council, the British young lawyers association, the London Court of International Arbitration, London Maritime Arbitrators Association, the St. John's College, Cambridge and many international well-known law firms in the UK. In addition, Mr. Liu Guangchao and Lawyer Zhang Ting were invited to attend the "Chinese Year” themed dinner and a series of wine parties, and they also established cooperative partnerships with many international law firms on behalf of Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm. We will publish a series of articles of “DOCVIT’s Visits in the UK" to record DOCVIT’s each steps and start to pile up DOCVIT’s internationalization road for the year of 2019.

On February 8, 2019, Mr. Liu Guangchao, the Chief Director of Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm, and Lawyer Zhang Ting, also the Director of International Business Department and the Senior Partner of Beijing DOCVIT Law Firm, held an informal meeting with Mr. Ian Ganut, President of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA). Mr. Ian Ganut graduated from the University of Cambridge, and he is a British barrister and also the cross-border expert in the field of maritime issues. He is proficient in shipbuilding contracts, maritime finance and dispute resolution including maritime arbitration. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on international maritime cases and maritime dispute settlement under the background of the "One Belt and One Road" and discussed on methods and ways to avoid and effectively resolve maritime disputes encountered by Chinese enterprises.

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