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Dr. Fan Yang

扬 帆博士

Dr. Fan Yang was born in Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China. She studied and researched law in Shanghai, Paris, Birmingham and London before she became one of the first Mainland Chinese to have been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2005. Dr. Yang became a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) in 2006 and a Fellow (FCIArb) in 2012. In 2008, she became the first and only Mainland Chinese associate in the international dispute resolution team at the European headquarters of Skadden Arps, one of the biggest law firms in New York State. She was awarded her PhD in Law by Queen Mary University of London in 2011. She is the International Dispute Resolution Manager at King & Wood Mallesons and Director of the International Dispute Resolution Academy (IDRA).

Dr. Yang is an arbitrator at HKIAC, KCAB, KLRCA and THAC. She is a mediator accredited by CEDR, and an investor-state disputes mediator trained by ICSID, CEDR, Energy Charter Secretariat and IMI. She specializes in complex commercial contracts (including international sale of goods, letter of credits, carriage of goods by sea, charterparties, FIDIC and NEC contracts), and international comparative commercial law, arbitration and dispute resolution particularly under English law, Hong Kong law and Mainland Chinese law.

She has arbitrated and mediated in English and Chinese (Putonghua and Cantonese) languages. She has been appointed as an arbitrator under the ICC Rules of Arbitration (2012) and HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules (2013), and has extensive experience in arbitrations under other leading institutional rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations in leading international seats including London, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

She has published widely in a range of leading journals, including the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Cambridge University Press and Arbitration International, Oxford University Press. She co-authored Contract Law in Hong Kong: A Comparative Analysis, Hong Kong University Press (2016) together with Professor Neil Andrews, Clare College, Cambridge, and is the sole author of a substantial commentary and case book (Vols.1&2) on Foreign-related Arbitration in China, published by Cambridge University Press.

扬帆博士现任国际争议解决研究院(IDRA)主任。她是金杜律师事务所香港办公室的国际争议解决经理。她的执业领域广泛包括国际商事及投资仲裁、跨境调解及争议解决、复杂的国际商事合同、跨境合资合作、股东协议、股权买卖、国际货物买卖、跟单信用证、国际海商海运、租船合同及建筑工程(FIDIC and NEC)合同,以及国际商法比较、仲裁及争议解决(尤其擅长英国法、香港法和中国内地法律)。

扬博士于2005年获英格兰及威尔士大律师资格,她是英国林肯大律师公会自新中国成立以来首位中国大陆籍会员。2006年获英国皇家特许仲裁员协会会员资格(MCIArb)。2007年受英国皇家特许仲裁员协会聘任为研究员。2008年受聘于美国纽约州最大的律师事务所Skadden,是该律师事务所位于伦敦的欧洲总部争议解决专业领域中唯一一名中国大陆籍律师。她2011年获英国伦敦大学(玛丽亚皇后学院)授予的博士学位。2012年获英国皇家特许仲裁员协会资深会员资格(FCIArb)。

扬博士是香港国际仲裁中心(HKIAC)的仲裁员,大韩商事仲裁院(KCAB)国际仲裁员,吉隆坡区域仲裁中心(KLRCA)国际仲裁员及调解员, CEDR(国际有效争议解决中心)及香港调解资历评审协会(HKMAAL)认证的调解员。她是受ICSID, CEDR, Energy Charter Secretariat 及 IMI共同培训和认证的国际投资者与东道国纠纷调解员(Investor-State Mediator)。

扬博士的专著包括由剑桥大学出版社出版的Foreign-related Arbitration in China: Commentary and Cases, Cambridge University Press (2 Volume Hardback Set), 2016.