- Bech-Bruun News
- 27 May 2014
Bech-Bruun Partner appointed Chinese arbitrator
Bech-Bruun Partner Jes Anker Mikkelsen has been appointed arbitrator of the China Maritime Arbitration Commission.
The China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC) is the only professional arbitral institution in China specifically handling Chinese maritime arbitration cases.
As the only Dane, Bech-Bruun partner Jes Anker Mikkelsen has been appointed to CMAC’s panel of arbitrators.
The panel comprises more than 200 Chinese and international experts. The term of office is four years.
An expert on shipping and Chinese legal matters
For years, Bech-Bruun has advised on shipping, maritime matters and Chinese legal matters via our Chinese Desk. In 2014, the reputable, international legal directory Legal 500 said about Bech-Bruun’s shipping team:
“Bech-Bruun’s practice is recommended for its profound industry knowledge, responsiveness and high-quality advice”.
Jes Anker Mikkelsen heads Bech-Bruun’s practice group Dispute Resolution – Transport & Insurance. He is highly experienced in maritime law, transport law, insurance law as well as dispute resolution.
CMAC handles Chinese maritime arbitration cases.
The organisation was founded in Beijing in 1959. It has sub-commissions in Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongquing as well as liaison offices in several Chinese cities, such as Dailan, Qingdao and Ningbo.
CMAC has settled more than 1,000 maritime and commercial arbitration cases.
CMAC is subordinate to the non-governmental institution China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)