Chen Xiaoling



LLM in international law from Shanghai Maritime University. Ms. Chen joined Huang & Huang in 2016. Ms. Chen has extensive experience in large value, highly complex maritime and aviation cases, ranging from fire at sea, offshore engineering, ship collision, cago claims, charter parties, marine insurance, container leasing to bankruptcy/restructuring, etc. She won the Annual Achievement Award by Guangzhou Lawyer Association in 2020 and was co-lead counsel in one of the Top 10 Typical Maritime Cases of the Year 2021 selected by Guangzhou Maritime Court.

She is member of Maritime and Aviation Law Committee of Guangzhou Lawyers Association; council member of Guangdong Maritime Law Research Institute; member of Guangzhou International Trade Legal Service Center; mediator at the Mediation Room of Guangzhou Maritime Court; member of the first Talent Pool of Leading Lawyers in Foreign-related Matters of Guangzhou Lawyers Association, and member of the Talent Pool of Rising Stars in Foreign-related Matters of Guangdong Lawyers Association.
Language: Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), English

1. Represented state-owned port operator in a RMB 425 million claim against a leading Chinese shipping company for breach of container leasing contract;
2. Represented the insurer of a Guangdong offshore wind power plant in a RMB2 billion matter for damage to the facility;
3. Represented shipper in a RMB730 million claim arising from fire on board an ocean-going container carrier;
4. Represented the insurer of a stevedoring company in a USD3.62 million claim for damage to high-end equipment;
5. Represented a marine consultant in a USD2.5 million claim for negligence in bunker removal operations;
6. Represented the client in claims with a combined value of RMB 9 million arising from collision between three ships;
7. Represented an international shipping line in a RMB15 million claim for container demurrage and detention;
8. Represented the operator and insurers of a Guangdong airport in a RMB22 million claim for damage to aircraft;
9. Represented interests of Japan-registered chemical carrier in a RMB720,000 claim for damage to acetone cargo (Won a complete victory for our clients throughout first-instance, second-instance and retrial proceedings; the case was selected “Top 10 Typical Maritime Cases of the Year 2021” by Guangzhou Maritime Court).