Dispute Resolution and Debt Collection
If you have a dispute with a company in China, involving scam, fraud, breach of contract, IP infringement, product liability, and consumer protection, etc., we can provide you with dispute resolution and debt collection services within China.
1. Request the services
If you need services, or if you wish to share your story, you can contact our Client Manager Susan Li (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2. Service Introduction
a) Preliminary Evaluation of Case: For Free
In the event of your dispute, we can provide you with advice on identifying and understanding the issues and facts of the case so that you can determine an effective response.
We will provide our assessment conclusions through emails.
b) Comprehensive Evaluation of Case: Hourly Rates
If you want to evaluate your claim and its feasibility, we can provide you with a comprehensive solution, including but not limited to:
Evaluating the possible claims and conducting cost/benefit analyses so that you can effectively manage case strategies, and
Assessing and making use of a variety of dispute resolution options, such as issuing letters/complaints, negotiations, mediation, arbitration, litigation, etc. so that you can make reasonable choices.
c) Case Management: Fixed Fee and Contingent Fee
If you need to resolve the dispute, including debt collection, litigation, arbitration, or mediation in China, we can carry out the following tasks on your behalf, including but not limited to:
- Engaging local debt collectors, lawyers, arbitrators, and mediators in China on your behalf from our team or networks,
- Arranging the debt collectors and lawyers to handle cases in accordance with our standardized case management process to ensure consistent case quality,
- Communicating with you in a timely and accurate manner to fill gaps caused by insufficient communication among local debt collectors, lawyers, arbitrators, and mediators in providing cross-border legal services, and
- Assisting you to secure payment from individuals or businesses who are legally bound to pay through debt collection, arbitration, and litigation procedures, and/or through recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
If you have purchased the services under “b) Comprehensive Evaluation of Case “, the cost of “b) Comprehensive Evaluation of Case” can be offset by the case management fee.
3. Posts on our services
- 3 Things You Have to Know About How Chinese Judges Think in Commercial LitigationChinese judges lack commercial knowledge, flexibility and time to understand transactions beyond the contract text.
- Sue a Company in China: Who Can Give Me a Lawyer-Network in China?You are very likely not to file a lawsuit with a court in Beijing or Shanghai, but in a city with many factories, an airport, or a seaport hundreds of kilometers or thousands of kilometers away. It means that the elite lawyers gathered in Beijing and Shanghai may not be able to help you any better.
- How Do the Chinese Courts Interpret Commercial Contracts?Chinese judges like to see a formal contract with well-written terms signed by both parties. In the absence of a contract, the court may accept purchase orders, emails, and online chatting records as a written informal contract.
- What if a Chinese Supplier Does Not Deliver the Products?You probably want to terminate the contract and get a refund or even compensation.
- Sue a Company in China: Which Chinese Court Should I File My Case?It is very likely that you are not going to file a lawsuit with a court in Beijing or Shanghai, but in a small or medium-sized Chinese city unfamiliar to you.
- Execute a Contract With a Chinese Company: Which Language Is Better?You will need a bilingual contract, preferably with the same content in both languages.
- Execute a Contract with a Chinese Company: How to Make it Legally Effective in ChinaYou shall have the Chinese company stamp on the contract and have its legal representative sign hereon.
- Sue a Company in China: You May Consider Arbitration to Claim Against Chinese SuppliersAs we said before, you can turn to Chinese courts for disputes with Chinese suppliers. In fact, if you need to settle disputes in China, China’s arbitration is also a good option, even better than litigation.
- Sue a Company in China: How Much Does It Cost?The costs you need to pay mainly include three items: Chinese court costs, Chinese attorney’s fees and the cost of notarization and authentication of some documents in your country.
- Why Can You Turn To Chinese Courts for Disputes With Chinese Suppliers?It costs less to sue in Chinese courts. Moreover, Chinese courts are trustworthy for enforcement of commercial contracts.
- Time and Expenses – Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in ChinaFor the recognition or enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China, the average length of proceedings is 596 days, the court costs are no more than 1.35% of the amount in controversy or 500 CNY, and the attorney’s fees are, on average, 7.6% of the amount in controversy.
- Time and Expenses – Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in ChinaFor the recognition or enforcement of foreign judgments in China, the average length of proceedings is 584 days, the court costs are no more than 1.35% of the amount in controversy or 500 CNY, and the attorney’s fees are, on average, 7.6% of the amount in controversy.
- Can Foreign Judgments Be Enforced in China?Some countries’ judgments can be enforced in China, while others cannot.
- 4 Things You Have to Know on How to File a Dispute on AlibabaAlibaba provides Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) through its Complaint Center. It has built a complex dispute resolution. If you want to resolve disputes through Alibaba, you need to know what role Alibaba will play and what position it will take.
- How Does Alibaba Dispute Work: How to Preserve Evidence During CorrespondencesBe sure to specify the conditions for terminating the contract and refunding the advance payment in the contract.
- How can I avoid being scammed on Alibaba: Take the seller’s refusal to shipment as an exampleBe sure to specify the conditions for terminating the contract and refunding the advance payment in the contract.
- How Can I Avoid Being Scammed on Alibaba: Take Product Nonconformity as an ExamplePlease don’t just rely on the introduction of the product page and the presumptive consensus. Be sure to specify the details of the product in the contract and order.
- How Does Alibaba Dispute Work: Alibaba’s Role and Its ImpartialityIf you want to resolve disputes through Alibaba, you need to know what role Alibaba will play and what position it will take. Alibaba provides dispute resolution services for both buyers and sellers. In this dispute resolution system, Alibaba plays two roles in fact: service provider and judge.
- How Does Alibaba Dispute Work: System of RulesAlibaba has built a complex dispute resolution system. If you want to resolve disputes through Alibaba, you need to understand these rules in the system.
- How Does Alibaba Dispute Work: FrameworkAlibaba provides Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) through its Complaint Center. If you want to resolve disputes through Alibaba, you may encounter the following four stages: online mediation, making decisions, enforcing decisions, and raising objections to decisions.
- 8 Tips on How to Sue a Company in ChinaYou can sue a company in a Chinese court, and you do not use it in China. However, the Chinese court should have jurisdiction over your case, and you can tell the court the Chinese legal name and address of this company.
- Sue a Company in China: What Documents Do I Need to Prepare to File a Lawsuit in China?Apart from pleadings and evidence, foreign companies in Chinese courts need to complete a series of formalities, which can sometimes be somewhat cumbersome. Therefore, it is necessary to spare sufficient time and costs to get ready.
- How Much Can I Claim When a China-Related Trade Dispute Arises?You are entitled to claim compensation for loss and the agreed liquidated damages, and may under some circumstances receive a punitive damages award.
- Do I Have the Legal Right (Standing) To Sue When a China-Related Trade Dispute Arises?As long as you are ‘directly affected’ pursuant to Chinese law, you may file a lawsuit with the court. First, you must be directly affected by the defendant. Second, you must be a natural person or a legal entity.
- Where Should I Sue When a China-Related Trade Dispute Arises?You need to identify the address of the person or business you want to sue when preparing and filing a complaint before Chinese courts.
- Whom Should I Sue When a China-Related Trade Dispute Arises?You need to know whom you can sue and then identify its legal name in Chinese.
- Arbitration vs. Litigation: Which Is Better in Resolving Disputes With Business Partners in ChinaThe most important difference between litigation and arbitration in China is that judges and arbitrators have different ways of thinking.
- If I Am Not in China, Can I Still File a Lawsuit With Chinese Courts?YES, but you need to hire a Chinese lawyer to file a lawsuit with Chinese courts on your behalf.
- Can I File a Lawsuit With Chinese Courts?Certainly YES. As long as the Chinese court has jurisdiction over the case in question, foreigners or foreign enterprises, like any other Chinese litigant, can file a lawsuit with Chinese courts.
- Can I Sue a Supplier in China?Yes, you can sue a Chinese supplier in Chinese courts.