Member Profile

Walter Chen 陈发云
Honorary Advisor
Firm/Company Name
Grandall Law Firm (Nanjing)
Senior Partner
Biographical Info
Walter Chen (FHKIArb, arbitrator of CIETAC, SIAC and HKIAC, LLM (Liverpool), JD (Fudan)) is a member of first batch of the program “Leading Chinese Lawyers Dealing with Cross-Border Legal Affairs” sponsored by All China Lawyers Association and the Ministry of Justice. He has over 24 years of experience in advising clients on domestic and foreign litigation and non-litigation matters. He has a proven track record for handling complex and high-profile legal matters such as the automobile joint venture project between Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Automobile (the “Best Deal of the Year 2012” by China Business Law Journal, Hong Kong), as well as and the civil and commercial cases heard before Chinese courts at various levels, Hong Kong High Court, US Federal District Courts, CIETAC,and a variety of overseas arbitration institutions such as HKIAC, ICC and LMAA. Due to his excellence in legal work, Mr Chen was selected jointly by China’s Legal Daily, Journal of China Lawyer and other mainstream media as the “Man of the Year 2016 in China’s Legal Service”.