Ronin Zong


About Ronin

Ronin Zong is Managing Partner of Wikborg Rein's Shanghai office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore and Energy and Natural Resources group. Zong has a broad range of experiences in shipping, offshore and project constructions specializing in ship and offshore vessel/unit construction and sale, ship and project financing, charterparty.

In the shipping field, his experience covers all aspects of the construction and conversion of ships, together with their construction financing, charterparty and re-sale. In the offshore field, he has a variety of experiences in offshore vessels and units construction/conversion, offshore project structuring and general risk analysis, offshore vessel/unit service contracts, and offshore construction financing. On the energy and natural resources side, Zong has been involved in a variety of EPC contract negotiations, regulatory compliance advices, project structuring and financing.

Zong’s clients include Chinese state-owned oil giants, shipbuilders, big Chinese financial institutions and reputable international shipowners and offshore operator and contractors.

Zong’s practice also covers contentious side in international arbitrations.

Work experience
2015- Partner (2019- Managing Partner), Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2014 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2012-2014 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2011-2012 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2007-2010 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai _NEWLINE_2005-2007 Attorney-at-Law, Shanghai Yaoliang Law Office_NEWLINE_2002-2005 Legal Assistant, Shanghai Yaoliang Law Office
2002 Bachelor of Law, Fudan University Law School_NEWLINE_