Lianjun Li
Partner
Lianjun Li (M.Sc., LLM, FCIArb) has been a partner since 2004 and is head of the shipping department in Hong Kong. He qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales in 2002. He has extensive experience in international trade and commodity disputes, documentary credit issues, shipping disputes (charterparty problems, ship purchase and sale disputes, bill of lading and cargo claims, P&I matters, ship casualties), ship finance and sale and purchase, 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 listed or 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”), Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (“KLRCA”) and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (“SCMA”). He is also a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (“LMAA”). 

He is 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) of LMAA, 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.
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CONTACT
Phone:
(852) 2507 9857 / (852) 9835 5039 /
(86) 13923829039 (mobile)

E-mail: Lianjun.li@reedsmith.com

Country of Residence: China

Nationality: Chinese
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • COMMODITIES GRAIN
  • SHIP BUILD & REPAIR
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    China Maritime Law Association – Council Member

    Dalian Maritime University - Visiting Professor

    International Law School of East China University of Political Science and Law – Visiting Professor

    Korea University – Adjunct Professor

    London Maritime Arbitrators Association Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific) - Member
    ADMISSIONS
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • HONG KONG SAR
  • EDUCATION
    1984 Bachelor of Science, Dalian Maritime University

    1990 Master of Science in Maritime Administration, World Maritime University

    1993 Master of Comparative Laws, Stockholm University