Reed Smith Richards Butler
Lianjun Li is a partner and head of the transportation and commercial litigation department of Reed Smith Richards Butler Hong Kong. He qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales. He has extensive experience in international trade and commodity disputes, documentary credit issues, shipping disputes, international commercial and shipping arbitration and in practical and legal aspects of doing business, negotiation and litigation in China.
He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Panel Arbitrator of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He is also a panel arbitrator in many well-known arbitration institutions including the Hong Kong International Arbitrator Centre (“HKIAC”), China International Economic Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”), China Maritime Arbitration Commission (“CMAC”) and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (“SCMA”).
He is a member of Hebei Provincial Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, a visiting professor to Dalian Maritime University, Shanghai Maritime University, Jimei University and Korean University. He is also a member of Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, LMAA Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific), the Transport and Logistics Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong and the SCMA Procedure Committee.
Lianjun studied and worked at Dalian Maritime University and Stockholm University before he came to work in Hong Kong in 1993. He qualified as second officer for ocean going vessel and worked at seas over two years.
Lianjun has been ranked as Band 1 in Shipping Litigation by Chambers Asia-Pacific and as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 for many years.