Ms Helen Shi > Fangda Partners > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Fangda Partners
27/F North Tower Beijing Kerry Centre
1 Guanghua Road Chaoyang District
Beijing 100020
China
Helen Shi photo

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Before joining Fangda Partners in 2005, Ms. Shi practiced with an international law firm for six years in Beijing and New York City, focusing on dispute resolution. Her previous experience also includes three years as legal counsel at CIETAC in Beijing.

Languages

Chinese,English

Memberships

Vice-President of ICC Court of Arbitration
Vice Chair of the ICC China Arbitration Committee
Co-Chair IBA Asia-Pacific
Former Member of the HKIAC’s Proceedings Committee
Listed Arbitrator for CIETAC
Listed Arbitrator for HKIAC
Listed Arbitrator for SIAC

Education

Renmin University of China Law School, LL.B
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M

Lawyer Rankings

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms

(Leading individuals)

Helen ShiFangda Partners

Fangda Partners‘ arbitration offering is among the strongest on the market. With its global network and offices across major cities in mainland China and Hong Kong, it is able to offer a full range of services, including assisting on parallel proceedings, and offshore and cross-border matters. The group has extensive experience acting for multinational and domestic companies across numerous industries in a wide range of matters, though it is particularly well known for assisting in corporate, IP and antitrust, construction, insolvency and restructuring, employment, torts, and financial product proceedings. A number of the team also sit as arbitrators at major arbitration centres, including CIETAC, SHIAC, SCIA. Nuo Ji, Benjamin Miao and Daniel Huang lead the Shanghai group, whilst Ming Kang and Helen Shi head the Beijing department. Other key practitioners include Yanhua Lin, who has experience representing clients before the HKIAC and ICC, and Allan Chen, who specialises in corporate governance and financial services disputes.

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms

Fangda Partners offers an enviable litigation practice, with offices across major cities in mainland China as well as Hong Kong. It advises across a wide range of disputes, though it has particular expertise in corporate, IP and antitrust, construction and real estate, financial products, and employment matters. It also has a strong global network with other leading law firms, which allows it to assist Chinese companies in parallel proceedings, as well as offshore and cross-border cases. Ming Kang and Helen Shi co-lead the Beijing branch, whilst Nuo Ji, Benjamin Miao, and Daniel Huang co-head the Shanghai group. Ji and Miao have rich expertise in complex commercial disputes, specialising in cross-border and domestic matters, respectively. Meanwhile, Huang has specific expertise in international trade and IP disputes. Other key practitioners include Allan Chen, who focuses on corporate governance and financial services disputes, Peibing Qi, who specialises in construction and real estate, product liability and commercial contract litigation, and Qian Luo who is experienced in corporate, contract, and tort disputes.

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Fangda Partners carries the flag for mainland China in a range of international arbitration matters. Key names in Beijing include Ming Kang and Helen Shi, while in Shanghai Nuo Ji, Benjamin Miao and Daniel Huang are key contacts. The firm also has an arbitration team in Hong Kong, including Peter Yuen (who is dual qualified in England and Hong Kong), as well as Olga Boltenko, who is Russian-qualified on top of her admission as a Hong Kong solicitor and contributes investor-state arbitration expertise.