Senior Partner



Litigation Star




Practice area:

Commercial disputes

Mr. Li practices in dispute resolution and has represented thousands of litigation and arbitration cases. Mr. Li currently serves as an arbitrator and a mediator of five international arbitration institutions including Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and a consulting expert of Supreme People’s Procuratorate on civil and administrative cases. Mr. Li was ranked as one of the "Top 15 Litigators " in China by the Asian Legal Business of Thomson Reuters.

  • Represented a founding shareholder in litigation over an equity holding dispute - At the early stage of a company's establishment, considering increasing the capital, a founding shareholder signed an equity holding agreement with a person, and the payment was made. Later, the capital increase was not implemented. After the company went public, the person initiated a series of litigation, with the intention of claiming ownership of the listed company stocks of the founding shareholder. Mr. Li acted for the founding shareholder. After six hearings in four courts in five years, Mr. Li’s opinions were adopted in the final trial of the three cases, and major economic losses were recovered for the client (the current value of the stock has reached more than 2 billion yuan).
  • Represented a fund in arbitration arising from a convertible loan contract - A fund entrusted Mr. Li to initiate arbitration with an amount of more than 500 million yuan because the investee pharmaceutical company failed to meet the prerequisites for the share conversion. It involves issues including the debtor’s assets being distributed widely, the change of convertible conditions, the addition of guarantees and debtors, and the disposal of listed company stocks. Finally, the property of the pharmaceutical company was successfully seized, and the fund's arbitration requests were supported.
  • Represented a fund in arbitration over a VAM agreement - A fund initiated arbitration because an investee failed to complete the VAM conditions. It turned out that the signature in the repurchase agreement was forged. Mr. Li restored the process of signing the agreement, advocating that the parties have reached a consensus. The arbitration tribunal finally adopted the view of Mr. Li and determined that although the respondent had not signed the repurchase agreement, it still represented his true intentions, and the respondent should pay the claimant tens of millions of yuan in the repurchase.
  • Represented a real estate company in litigation regarding false announcements - A listed company published a false announcement, claiming that it has obligatory rights against a real estate company. Later, the real estate company was sued by multiple creditors of the listed company with subrogation rights, and the amount of the claim exceeded 200 million yuan. Mr. Li represented the real estate company, successfully received a judgment of clarification and compensation.

  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Corporate governance
  • Litigation

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate

  • All China Lawyers Association

  • Shantou University, Bachelor of Laws
  • Jilin University, Master of Economic Law
  • Peking University, Master of Business Administration