Ronin Zong


About Ronin Zong

Ronin is the Managing Partner of Wikborg Rein's Shanghai office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore and Energy and Natural Resources group. He 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.

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

His practice also covers contentious side in international arbitrations.

Work experience
  • 2015 -

    Partner (2019- Managing Partner), Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2014

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2012 - 2014

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London

  • 2011 - 2012

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2007 - 2010

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2005 - 2007

    Attorney-at-Law, Shanghai Yaoliang Law Office

  • 2002 - 2005

    Legal Assistant, Shanghai Yaoliang Law Office

  • 2002

    Bachelor of Law, Fudan University Law School