Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Lawyers – Mid-Level

Job Description

We are looking for lawyers to join our Dispute Resolution (DR) teams as mid-level associates in Beijing and Shanghai.

Mid-level cross-border DR associates play an integral and indispensable role in DaHui Lawyer’s DR teams that represent international and domestic clients in complex litigation and domestic and international arbitration. Associates constitute a crucial part of our provision of legal services, at the highest international standards, including the following:

  • Reviewing contracts, records of communications and other documents relating to cross-border disputes and crises
  • Conducting legal analyses and formulating strategies and action plans for crisis management and dispute resolution
  • Communicating with counterparties, arbitrators, judges and other relevant parties
  • Collecting, processing and cataloguing evidence as well as handling other discovery work in furtherance of claims or defenses
  • Preparing pleadings, responses, motions and all other materials for litigation/arbitration proceedings
  • Attending and representing clients in litigation/arbitration hearings and other proceedings
  • Advising on and assisting with enforcing or defending against enforcement of court rulings/judgments and arbitral awards

DaHui Lawyers provides formal and on-the-job training as well as a high-class professional environment and opportunities for mid-level cross-border DR associates to grow and build their legal careers. We also offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Success in applying for and working as a cross-border DR associate at DaHui Lawyers calls for high levels of intellect and intellectual curiosity, team-orientation and self-motivation, organizational and detail-oriented analytical skills and above all dedication to serving clients at the highest international standards. Associates are often asked to work extended hours, go the extra mile along with senior associates and partners, and make active contributions to client matters and the firm. Basic requirements include:

  • One or preferably two law degrees from Chinese and/or international law schools
  • More than 2 years’ experience in cross-border DR work and solid familiarity with procedural requirements of a variety of venues
  • Working proficiency in written and oral English
  • Ability to independently organize and carry out basic work in document collection, review, investigation and evidence collection; ability to independently draft litigation documents is a plus
  • Strong communication and coordination skills, high level of professionalism, ability to learn quickly, drive to take on challenges and a team spirit

To apply, please send your resume to We review applications on a rolling basis and will contact you within two weeks if you are accepted to proceed to the next stage, (video) interviews.

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