Guo Shining


Areas of Practice

Ms. Shining Guo specializes in dispute resolution, especially in cross-border commercial dispute resolution.

Ms. Guo is proficient at assisting Chinese and foreign clients with complex commercial disputes, and she has handled many influential arbitration cases before major international arbitral institutions, which includes the HKIAC, ICC, SIAC, FOSFA, CIETAC, as well as ad hoc arbitrations in Hong Kong and London, in respect of joint venture shareholders’ disputes, financial derivative disputes, product liability disputes, sale of goods disputes, bill of lading, charterparty and shipbuilding contract disputes. She also represents clients in recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China. Additionally, Ms. Guo has participated in several litigation cases before the UK and the US courts.

Ms. Guo is well experienced in resolving financial disputes. She has represented multinational banks and financial institutions to resolve plenty of loan and guarantee cases, financial derivatives cases, cross-border equity investment cases, letter of credit and financial lease contract disputes. 

Ms. Guo has also handled many maritime disputes, including bill of lading, charterparty, shipbuilding contract disputes. She has assisted multinational shipping enterprises, charterers, and shipyards with assets preservation around the world, arbitration in Hong Kong and London, and litigation before Maritime Courts in China.

Work Experience

Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons in 2015, Ms. Shining Guo worked in the Hong Kong office of a well-known international law firm as a Registered Foreign Lawyer (PRC), and in the Shanghai office of a renowned Chinese law firm as a Partner. 

Ms. Guo obtained her LL.B. from Dalian Maritime University and her LL.M. degree from University College London. 

Ms. Guo is admitted in the PRC.

Her working languages are Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and English.


Legal insights

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