Xianglin Chen
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Professionals Xianglin Chen

Work experience

Mr. Chen focuses his practice on international commercial arbitration, foreign-related arbitration in China, and cross-border commercial dispute resolution.  He has significant experience in assisting foreign clients and multinational companies to resolve China-related commercial disputes, as well as in assisting domestic large-scale enterprises to deal with overseas commercial disputes.  He has expertise in resolving joint-venture disputes, financial disputes, real estate and construction disputes, product liability disputes, and in handling public crisis management, etc.
Prior to joining Han Kun, Mr. Chen practiced law for a decade, beginning in 2006, with King & Wood Mallesons' Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group.  Mr. Chen has represented domestic and foreign clients before various arbitral institutions including the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), and the Shanghai International Arbitration Center (SHIAC).  Mr. Chen has also represented multinational enterprises and large-scale state-owned enterprises in various court proceedings before the Supreme People's Court and local courts of various levels in China.
Mr. Chen is named to the arbitrator lists of multiple arbitral institutions including HKIAC, CIETAC, the China Maritime Arbitration Commission, and the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration.  He is also the HKIAC HK45 Committee's Regional Ambassador for China, is among the first lawyers to be elected into the National List of 1,000 Foreign-related Lawyers, released by the PRC Ministry of Justice, is a member of the Beijing Foreign-related Lawyers Camp held by the Beijing Lawyers Association, and is a member of Professional Commercial Arbitration Law Committee of Beijing Lawyers Association.
Mr. Chen serves as an external mentor for LL.M. candidates at Peking University Law School.  He has been invited by Peking University Law School and Tsinghua University to lecture on international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution.  He has been invited by multinational companies and domestic large-scale enterprises to give trainings and lectures on dispute resolution.

Educational background

Harvard Law School, LL.M. degree, 2016-2017; Peking University Law School, Master of Law degree, 2003-2006; Law School of South China University of Technology, bachelor's degree, 1997-2001.

Practice qualification

Member of the PRC Bar
Member of the New York State Bar

Working language


Professional field

Han Kun
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