Mr Wanhe Ye > Beijing Cyan Law Firm > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Beijing Cyan Law Firm
Unit 1706-1708, Tower A, Global Trade Center
No.36 North Third Ring East Road Dongcheng District
Beijing, 100013

Work Department

Construction and Engineering


Managing Partner


Mr. Ye Wanhe, Managing Partner of Cyan, is the arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Mr. Ye is proficient at providing legal services for large-scale domestic and foreign construction projects and public-private Partnership (PPP) projects, covering different sectors such as large-scale public building, infrastructure, industry, energy, environmental protection, etc. He is experienced in serving for the whole process of engineering construction, EPC/turnkey contract, engineering guarantee, engineering insurance, engineering claim, arbitration and litigation concerning major and complex domestic and foreign construction projects, whole process legal services of PPP projects and major and complex dispute resolution of PPP projects.


Mr. Ye possesses important professional qualifications related to his expertise, including: National First-grade Registered Constructing Engineer and Building Economist Qualification. Mr. Ye is the Industry Training Expert of China International Contractors Association. Since 2014, Mr. Ye has been invited by many reputable entities such as the Training Center of National Development and Reform Commission, Policy Research Center of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Peking University, Tsing Hua University, Tianjin University and China International Engineering Consulting Corporation to give lectures on “Legal Analysis of PPP Model and Case Analysis of PPP Project Development” as the legal service expert of Public Private Partnership (PPP).


Mr. Ye was one of the two PRC lawyers listed in ALB Hot 100 by Asian Legal Business in 2011. He was selected for China’s Best Lawyers in Construction and Engineering by Chambers and Partners in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He was selected as Recommended Lawyer in the Asia Pacific’s 2019 Guide of the Legal 500, and Leading Individual in Real Estate and Construction of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific’s 2020 Guide and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific’s 2021 Guide. He was selected as “Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Litigation Star” in Construction of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 and “Benchmark Litigation China Litigation Star” in Construction of Benchmark Litigation China 2021.


Mr. Ye is a core member of the amendment team of Construction Law. He is the core member of the revision work group of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the State Administration for Industry & Commerce of the People’s Republic of China for Construction Contract for Construction Projects (Demonstration Text) (GF-1999-0201). In addition, he is hired as the member of the Committee of Construction Engineering Regulations and Related Knowledge which is the book for the National Constructor Qualification Examination for three consecutive years.


Mandarin, English


  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
  • Member of the amendment team of Construction Law
  • Member of PPP Expert Library of the National Development and Reform Commission
  • Core expert of the Legislative Drafting Team of “Infrastructure and Public Utilities Franchise Law (PPP Law)” of the National Development and Reform Commission
  • Member of China Academy of Arbitration Law (CAAL) and Director at the Representative Assembly of CAAL
  • Member of Beijing Lawyers Association


  • 2000-2003 Xiamen University, Master of Law (International Economic Law)
  • 1996-2000 Chongqing Jianzhu University, Bachelor of Law (Economic Law, Minor in Industrial and Civil Construction)
  • 1990-1994 Fujian School of Construction and Engineering, Bachelor (Industrial and Civil Construction)

Lawyer Rankings

China > Real estate and construction: PRC firms

(Leading individuals)

Wanhe YeBeijing Cyan Law Firm

Under the leadership of Wanhe Ye, Beijing Cyan Law Firm provides advice on both contentious and non-contentious construction matters. The team frequently acts for SOEs, and Ye has also been invited by government bodies to comment on reforms to Chinese construction and procurement law. The practice focuses on advising on projects in the transportation, energy, and industrial sectors, and has a specialism in public-private partnerships. On the contentious side, the team handles disputes in Chinese courts as well as  arbitration matters.