Shen Guoyong


Areas of Practice

Mr. Shen specialises in criminal defense, prosecution, and risk prevention, and overlapping civil and criminal cases.

Owing to his more than 20 years of practice, Mr. Shen is highly experienced and has deep expertise in criminal cases, in particular criminal litigation.

In the field of criminal defense, Mr. Shen knows well the related rules and procedures and is adept at accurately identifying the key points of defense. He has handled hundreds of criminal cases covering a wide range of charges including illegal fund-raising, pyramid schemes, office crimes, fraud, securities violations, and illegal business operation. He secured favourable results for clients in these cases.

In the field of criminal prosecution, Mr. Shen also handled a large number of cases involving prosecution against infringer of personal and property rights, internal anti-fraud investigations (duty embezzlement and misappropriation of funds) and trade secrets protection. In recent years, he resolved several overlapping civil and criminal cases by applying criminal prosecution. Mr. Shen excels at exhausting legal means (reconsideration, review by higher authorities, supervision by procuratorates, etc.) under relevant proceedings to defend the legitimate rights and interests of his clients.

Mr. Shen also counsels companies and entrepreneurs on criminal risk prevention (compliance).

Mr. Shen was recognised as “Outstanding (Criminal) Lawyer of Zhejiang Province”.

Work Experience

Mr. Shen joined King & Wood Mallesons in early 2021. He formerly worked in a legal service institution for nearly a decade and was previously the deputy director and head of the criminal committee of a leading domestic law firm.

Mr. Shen received his LLB from Jilin University and LLM from Southwest University of Political Science and Law.

Mr. Shen’s working language are Chinese and English.

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