Lianjun Li

Partner, Reed Smith Richards Butler

Lianjun Li (M.Sc., LLM, FCIArb) qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales in 2002 and is a partner and head of Commercial and Shipping Litigation Practice of Reed Smith Richards Butler Hong Kong. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a panel arbitrator of the Law Society of Hong Kong and some well-known arbitration institutions including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, China International Economic Arbitration Commission and China Maritime Arbitration Commission, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration and Singapore International Arbitration Centre. He also serves as a member of the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, LMAA Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific) and the Transport and Logistics Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in dealing with dispute resolutions relating to international trade, shipping, documentary credits, cargo claims, insurance, investment and commerce and legal aspects of doing business, negotiation and litigation in China. He has been recognized by Chambers, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, Acritas Stars, China Business Law Journal and other leading legal rating firms as a leading individual for many years. He has been regularly engaged by many Chinese private or state-owned enterprises and World 500 Fortune companies in shipping/commercial disputes resolutions and advising on commercial transactions.

Abstract This article provides the readers with an update on the recent provisional guidance issued by the Supreme People’s Court of the PRC (“SPC”) titled Guiding Opinion Concerning Strengthening...
7 August 2020
Abstract This article provides the readers with an update on the recent legal responses in the PRC to the Covid-19 related cases as well as a general overview on the doctrines of force majeure and...
10 July 2020
ABSTRACT This article provides the readers with an update on the recent legal responses in the PRC to the COVID-19 related cases as well as a general overview on the doctrines of force majeure and...
10 July 2020
ABSTRACT This article will discuss the legal implications of the COVID-19 virus on charterparties and crew employment on Hong Kong-flagged vessels. The article commences with an introduction to...
21 February 2020
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