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Law Office is a law firm based in Shanghai with its distinctive strength in maritime, insurance and trading practice among other international commerce practice. Hightime has particular expertise in dealing with admiralty, dry shipping, ocean construction and shipping finance matters.

HightimeLaw Office is dedicated to providing tailor-made professional legal services 24 hours a day to global clients such as ship-owners, insurance companies, P&I Associations, charterers, logistics companies, finance leaser, banks, ship yards, etc.. Correspondingly, Hightime Law Office has established good cooperation with a number of renowned maritime or commercial law firms located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Korea, UK, USA, Australia, Cyprus and Panama.

Hightime Law Office’s practitioners have respected education background from reputable law schools home and aboard or maritime colleges and most of them had a number of years’ practice in major shipping companies and well-known law firms. With profound knowledge in law, extensive ocean-going experience and legal practice and with strong supports from well-known Japanese maritime law scholar, we are able to provide our clients around the world with tailor-made legal services 24 hours a day.

The Supreme Court of PRC supported Hightime’s defence on the retrial case about oil pollution damage
On May 23, 2017, the company's "xuyang 11" ship oil pollution damage compensation subrogation case is supported by the supreme people's court.
The court of second instance supported the judgment of first instance about oil pollution damage
On November 23, 2016, the case of the "xuyang 11" ship oil pollution damage compensation subrogation was upheld by the second trial court.
Hightime Law Office wins the lawsuit about the right of subrogation of oil pollution damage
On May 16, 2016, the "xuyang 11" ship oil pollution damage compensation subrogation case was successfully awarded by the company.
Hightime and Naiwei Hold a Second Friendly Badminton Match to Celebrate China's Youth Day
To carry forward the spirits of China's Youth Day and promote neighborhood friendship, Hightime Law Office Shanghai (“Hightime”) and Shanghai Naiwei Electrical System Co., Ltd (“Naiwei”) held a second friendly badminton match on 4 May 2013, the date of China’s Youth Day.
The Regulations of the PRC on Emergency Preparedness and Response to Marine Pollution from Ships (As amended on 5 May 2015)
Following State Council’s decisions to simplify administration approval procedure or abolish unnecessary administrative approval, PRC Ministry of Transport amended and published The Regulations of on Emergency Preparedness and Response to Marine Pollution from Ships as amended on 5 May 2015 to the effect that SPRO can be established and render ship-sourced pollution cleanup service corresponding to its capability and area of service without going through administrative approval procedures whereas relevant documents shall be filed to local MSA for reference.
New PRC Tax Bylaw on Non-Resident Owners or Charterers to Pay Enterprises Income Tax Deprived from China-sourced Freight or Hire Payment
The Provisional Measures of Administration of Taxation on Non-Resident Enterprises Engaging in International Transport Service
Government Reduces 314 Items for Administrative Approval
The government has decided to reduce or adjust the number of items subject to State approval by 314 on 10 Oct 2012.There are 3 items approved by Ministry of Transportation which are The Approval of Establishment of a Resident Representative Office in the Territory of China by Foreign International Road Transport Operators, The Approval of Establishment of a Resident Representative Office by Foreign Ship Inspection Institutions and The Approval for Domestic Freight Forwarder and Shipping Agents in the list.
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