Name: Ningning Zhao
Firm Name: JINCHENG TONGDA & NEAL Shanghai Office
Jurisdiction: China
Practice Area: Family Law

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Professional Biography:


Attorney Zhao graduated from China University of Political Science andLaw, LLM majored in International Law with TEM-8 (Grade 8 in Englis)


ZhaoNingning (Claudia. Zhao),Partner of JINCHENG TONGDA & NEAL Shanghai Office,Fellow of IAML(InternationalAcademy of Matrimonial Lawyers),Fellow of Lawasia, Member of All China Lawyer Association and Shanghai Bar Association(SBA), member of Civil Practice Research Committee of SBA, Director ofHarbin Chamber of Commerce Shanghai Branch,Speciallyinvited Author of Law and Life sponsored by China LawPress,Volunteer lawyer ofShanghai Bar Association,Member of Shanghai Interpreter’s Association (SIA). English and Chineseare Attorney Zhao’s working languages.

Claudia Zhao is committed to foreign-related legal affairs. With over 8 years of experience in international family and marriage law includingbut not limited to marriage, divorce, children maintenance, property division,spousal support, prenuptial, postnuptial and divorce agreements, private legalcounsel. Attorney Zhao provides international private legal assistance for herclients from all walks of life around the world, and keep stable cooperationwith many lawyers all over the world.


Provided Expert Opinionsfor courts in different jurisdictions, consulates in China, as well asattorneys from USA, Canada, England, New Zealand for the instructions in theinternational family cases

Presentation at Macau Symposium on the1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, LAWASIAFamily Law & Children’s Rights Conference. Initiated andmoderated a webinar about Convention on the Civil Aspects of InternationalChild Abduction and Cross-border Child Abduction and invited lawyers from USA,New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China mainland as well as Chinese professors2014

Invited lectures onChinese family law for consuls from nearly 20 European countries by EuropeanUnion Member States (EUMS) , Legal trainings for lawyers from Taiwan and HongKong, and Macao, invited a representation on lawyers practice in internationalfamily cases by Civil Study Committee of Beijing Bar Association and made manyprofessional speeches at legal conferences nationally and worldly, includingbut not limited to LAWASIA Family Conference, Cross-border Family Law Mattersand Children Well-being, civil procedural law conference and internationalprivate law conference and Anti-domestic Violence Conference, and attended manyactivities invited by many consulates in Shanghai, for example, Argentina,.

Interviewed by Reuters, ChinaRadio International (CRI) , Bloomberg Business week, Outlook Weekly, EveningPost, Law and Life, and other world famous media on hot legal topics.


Qualified PRC lawyer, 2007 – present



We are the professional law team specializing in international family law and private international law.

We have rich experience in international cases. We have the experience inproviding Expert Opinions for courts in other jurisdictions, consulates in China, overseas orgnizations in the international civil cases, our lawyers were interviewed by Reuters, China Radio International (CRI), Outlook Weekly,Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Evening Post and other world famous media on hot legal topics, were invited by European Union Member States (EUMS) to make special reporton Chinese law for consular officers from nearly 20 European countries, make presentation at international conferences and provided legal training for newly practicing lawyers and made many professional speeches at legal conferences,such as International Private Law Conference, Civil Procedural Conference, Lawasia conference. Our lawyers are the contributing writers of LAW AND LIFE, the law magazine hostedby Law Press, the most famous press in law in China; we contributed International Marriage and Divorce, Family Business Succession, Influence of Divorce on IPO, etc.

We have the stable cooperation with law firms and lawyers around the world. Weprovide legal services for our clients from all over the world in divorce,inheritance, division of marital or family assets, stock rights partition incommon company or listed company, employment disputes, corporate law, draw uplegal documents including but not limited to prenuptial agreement, marital agreement, divorce agreement, testament, forward proposals on company operation, immigration, the protection for the rights and interests in family and company, providing legal service for private legal counselor in different legal fields tailored to our clients.

Our professional team is made up of lawyers with higher education degree, professional qualities and creativity. We can provide professional legal service in litigation and non litigation. It is our philosophy to offer the best-qualified legal service for our clients, our eternal aspiration to make concerted efforts to be the best professional lawyers.