Philip Qiao


Philip Qiao is a partner, at East&Concord Partners LLP, holding a Juris Master degree from Law School of Peking University. His law practice concentrates in the areas of foreign-related dispute resolution. Philip has almost 20 years of complicated litigation and arbitration experience in the Greater China market. From 2002 to 2006, Philip was a judge in a court of Beijing, he then became a lawyer and began to concentrate on the foreign-related dispute resolution. He has been especially skilled in international commercial arbitration and complicated foreign-related business litigation practice, frequently being active in internationally renowned arbitration institutions including not limited to ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, BIAC, SCIA, and The Supreme People’s Court of China. He also serves as an arbitrator at the Hainan International Arbitration Court (“HIAC”).

For nearly 20 years, he has focused on the TMT industry, providing regular legal counsel and dedicated dispute resolution services to many of the industry's leading companies. He has worked with clients including Microsoft, Didi Taxi, Meituan, NTT, Neophotonics, etc. It is worth mentioning that he is one of the lawyers in mainland China who can use proficient English to provide direct trial services in arbitration courts for clients. In terms of professional writings, he is the author of "Understanding English Contracts", "Handbook of Essential Legal English Vocabulary ".

In addition, he also has a deep understanding and rich practical experience in bankruptcy derivative arbitration and litigation. He has handled a number of bankruptcy law practical projects, such as the bankruptcy public-utility-debt project of a state-owned large chemical group, the international cross-border bankruptcy project of a mining group, etc.

Practice Areas

  • Dispute ResolutionDispute Resolution

  • Bankruptcy and RestructuringBankruptcy and Restructuring


Peking University

Professional Experience

    • 2017-Present

      East & Concord Partners


    • 2016-2017

      Lin & Li Partners

      Managing Partners

    • 2010-2016

      Zhongwen Law Firm


    • 2007-2010

      Lawspirit Technology Co.Ltd


    • 2002-2006

      Beijing Pinggu People’s Court

Philip Qiao

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    +8610 6510 7030

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    20/F Landmark Building Tower 1, 8 Dongsanhuan Beilu, Chaoyang District, Beijing

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