Lawyer Liu Ke
Liu is an accomplished international shipping lawyer based in China, specializing in the complex field of international shipping law. With a profound understanding of maritime regulations, global trade practices, and commercial aspects of the shipping industry, Liu is highly regarded for providing expert legal counsel and representation to clients engaged in international shipping operations.
Duration: 15 years (2008-present)
Liu is a key member of a prestigious international shipping law firm in Qingdao. He practice focuses on advising clients engaged in global shipping operations, providing legal support in areas such as contracts, transactions, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance.
Key Skills and Expertise:
International Shipping Law: Liu possesses extensive knowledge of international shipping laws and regulations, including international conventions such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations. He specializes in various aspects of international shipping, including charterparties, bills of lading, vessel registration, marine insurance, freight forwarding, and logistics.
Contract Negotiation and Drafting: Liu has substantial experience in negotiating and drafting complex shipping contracts. He provides expert advice to clients in contract negotiations, ensuring that contractual terms and conditions align with their interests while addressing legal risks. He expertise covers a wide range of agreements, including charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, ship management agreements, and multimodal transport contracts.
Shipping Dispute Resolution: Liu is highly skilled in shipping dispute resolution, employing a range of methods including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. He has represented clients in various international arbitration institutions, such as the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA). Liu has successfully resolved disputes related to cargo claims, demurrage, charterparty disputes, salvage, and collisions.
Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management: Liu advises clients on regulatory compliance in international shipping, ensuring adherence to international conventions, customs regulations, trade sanctions, and environmental standards. Liu assists clients in developing comprehensive risk management strategies to minimize legal and operational risks, while also promoting sustainable shipping practices.
Cross-border Transactions and Joint Ventures: Liu provides legal counsel and guidance on cross-border shipping transactions and joint ventures. Liu assists clients in structuring and negotiating agreements, conducting due diligence, addressing regulatory requirements, and managing legal risks associated with international shipping ventures and partnerships.
Mandarin Chinese (native)