He was awarded the “30 Years Contribution Award” by Guangzhou Lawyers Association in 2018 and has been consecutively recognised by Chambers and Partners as Senior Statespeople and Leading Lawyer in shipping.
With over 30 years of full time practice specialising in maritime and insurance law, Huang Yaquan has handled a variety of most influential maritime cases announced by The Supreme People’s Court. He has extensive experience in advising P&I clubs and shipowners on shipping disputes and insurance-related matters. He was awarded the “30 Years Contribution Award” by Guangzhou Lawyers Association in 2018 and has been consecutively recognised by Chambers and Partners as Senior Statespeople and Leading Lawyer in shipping.
Mar.2001-present Founder and senior partner of Huang & Huang Co. Law Firm.
Sep.1999-Feb.2001 Partner and full-time lawyer in Guangdong Maritime Law Office.
1993-Aug.1999 Deputy general manager of the Insurance Department of COSCO (H.K.) Shipping Co., Limited.
1987-1999 Part-time lawyer in Guangdong Maritime Law Office.
Jul.1986-Jan.1987 Training and studying at UK P & I Club, London office.
1970-1993 Claims executive, deputy manager and manager of the Insurance and Claims Department of Guangzhou Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO Guangzhou).
Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), English
2. Advised the owner and P&I Club of a Cyprian ship on a claim for damage to submarine optical cable operated by Guangzhou Military Area Command;
3. Represented the owner and P&I Club of a Vietnamese ship in the claim arising from her sinking off Basuo of Hainan Province;
4. Represented the owner of a Cyprian container vessel in the claims arising from her collision with a fishing boat in the waters off Nanpeng Islands.
5. Represented a Hong Kong company in a claim against a Panamanian company concerning ship mortgage.