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27 August 2012 By In Criminal Defense

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The Chinese court system is based on a civil law system that was modeled off of Soviet legal principles. All Chinese laws are organized in a Criminal Code that contains all of the regulations and rules that are used to interpret criminal law. However, in my experience, as a China criminal defense lawyer, there are many other judicial interpretations that are not included in the code buy still serve as good source of law cited by criminal judges.

There is no special criminal court system in China. Most criminal cases are heard in first instance court, while serious crimes that potentially lead to life imprisonment or death penalty will be heard by the Intermediate People's Court.

Full text of and a brief on Arbitration Law of the People's Republic of China

The Arbitration Law of the People's Republic of China, promulgated on August 31, 1994, unified arbitration practices across the country and harmonizes China's arbitration system with internationally accepted principles, systems and practices. As experienced China arbitration lawyer, we translated the original Chinese text into English. Below is the full text of Arbitration Law of the People's Republic of China.We also attached relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Law that sets force some aspects of arbitration matter.

It is important to note that Arbitration Law of the People's Republic of China prevails if any arbitration rules of CIETAC conflicts with it.

27 August 2012 By In Employment and Labor

China severance pay employment dispute lawyer

Employment dispute (also known as labor dispute) is a controversy between an employer and its employees regarding the terms (such as conditions of employment, fringe benefits, hours or work, tenure, wages) to be negotiated during collective bargaining, or the implementation of already agreed upon terms. As experienced China employment dispute lawyer, we handled an employment dispute recently.

The case is between an American employee based in China and his employer I*M Shenzhen office, a world famous technology company.

China arbitratoin lawyer

China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) is one of the major permanent arbitration institutions in China. The institution has various subcommissions across China and Hong Kong. As China arbitration lawyer, we have extensive experience in arbitration matters with them. Below we discuss the topic how to start an arbitration action at CIETAC.

Please note you should follow not only the arbitration rules of CIETAC, but also China Arbitration Law.

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