Arthur Dong#1268

Arthur Dong

Arthur has worked as a PRC lawyer for almost 20 years. He has focused on complex matters of international commercial arbitration and litigation in relation to cross-border transactions. Arthur has acted as Chinese legal counsel for a large number of well-known multinational companies and state-owned enterprises of China to settle their commercial disputes, both domestically and internationally, through arbitration, litigation, or mediation. His representative matters include international sale of goods, international investment, intellectual property protection, technology transfer and licensing agreements, equity joint venture disputes, insurance claims and real estate development. Arthur has successfully helped clients on recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards with Chinese and foreign judicial courts. Arthur has been enrolled in the listed Panel of Arbitrators of several well-established arbitration institutions. His expertise covers a wide spectrum: international trade, technology transfer and intellectual property, cross-border transactions and investments and insurance, as well as distribution and franchise disputes. Arthur has served as an expert witness on Chinese law in several international arbitration and litigation cases. He is also one of the co-reporters of ITA (Institute of Transnational Arbitration) Board of Reporters in China.
Contributed to


Challenging jurisdiction and anti-suit provisions in China
Challenging jurisdiction and anti-suit provisions in China
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers challenges to the jurisdiction of a tribunal that may be made under the Arbitration Law of the People’s Republic of China. It includes challenges on grounds of arbitrability and validity of the arbitration agreement. It also covers challenges to the tribunal and the court and the timescale within which such challenges must be brought. It sets out who has jurisdiction to determine which challenges and the time within which their decision must be made.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1994


  • Arbitrator, CIETAC (China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission)
  • Arbitrator, HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre)
  • Arbitrator, SIAC (Singapore International Arbitration Centre) IP Panel
  • Arbitrator and Mediator, KLRCA (Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration)
  • Adjunct Professor, China University of Political Science and Law
  • Committee Member, International Business Committee, All Chinese Lawyers Association
  • Deputy Chair, International Investment and Trade Committee, Beijing Lawyers Association
  • Member, ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration), MCIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)


  • China University of Political Science and Law (2009) Ph. D
  • Law School of Temple University, USA (2006) LL. M
  • China University of Political Science and Law (1992) LL. B

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