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Li Lan

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Professional Experience

Mr. Li joined the firm in August 2018. His practice focuses on cross-border dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and complex transactions. Before joining JT&N, he worked as senior legal counsel for more than six years (2012 to 2018) in a Fortune 500 company in China (earning the accolade of one of China’s top 15 in-house legal teams from Asia Legal Business). Prior to that, he was an associate for more than three years (2009 to 2012) in a Chinese law firm. From 2007 to 2008, he was a lecturer of international business law in a Chinese university.

Representative Performance

  • Cross-border Dispute Resolution
    Co-counsel in a SIAC arbitration relating to a distribution agreement (US$20M)
    Co-counsel in a SIAC arbitration relating to a manufacturing agreement (US$10M)
    Co-counsel in an ICC arbitration relating to a share purchase agreement (US$6M)
    Co-counsel in a US wrongful death product liability lawsuit in the state of Washington (US$1.2M)
    Co-counsel in a US defamation lawsuit in the state of New York (US$500M)
    Co-counsel in a US Default Judgment Set-aside matter in the state of Colorado
    Co-counsel in a US putative consumer products class action in the state of California (US$50M)
    Co-counsel in a US wrongful death product liability lawsuit in the state of Taxes (US$20M)
    Co-counsel in a US trademark infringement lawsuit in the state of Illinois(US$2M)
    Co-counsel in a US property-damaged product liability lawsuit in the state of Nevada ( US 8400000 )
    Co-counsel in a US anti-discrimination proposed class action in the state of New York ( Settled )
    Counsel in a FIDIC contract dispute regarding an EPC Turnkey Project in the Middle East (US$80M)
    Co-counsel in a Thailand joint venture agreement Dispute
    Co-counsel in an Australian distribution agreement dispute (US$7M)
    Counsel in representing a Thailand company in an international sales of goods dispute with a Chinese company (successfully settled, intermediate people’s court)
    Counsel in representing “Liuliu LIUM” against “Suanliu Lium” in a trademark infringement lawsuit (by Higher People's Court of Guangdong Province, successfully overturned the decision of the court of first instance)
  • Regulatory Compliance
    Co-counsel in a US and Canada recall with US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada involving 4.25 million units
    Co-counsel in a US Department of Energy government investigation involving 300,000 units
    Co-counsel in an EU product safety investigation
    Co-counsel in a global sanction and export control compliance program
    Co-counsel in energy efficiency compliance program for overseas market
    Co-counsel in a US antitrust compliance program
  • Complex Transactions
    Counsel in a Chinese-Italian automotive joint venture in China (US$750M)
    Co-counsel in a Canadian-Brazilian mining merger/acquisition (US$4M)
    Counsel in a Chinese-German industrial equipment joint venture in China (US$750M)
    Counsel in a Chinese-German commercial products joint venture in China (US$12M)
    Counsel in the sale of a helicopter to a US buyer from China (US$7.5M)
    Counsel in preparing a form set of contract templates for international business transaction (10 templates)

Honorary Titles

  • Top 10 Outstanding Young Lawyers in China, CLECSS, 2017

Working Experience

  • Aug. 2018 -Present, Jincheng Tongda & Neal Law Firm
  • Apr. 2012 - Jul. 2018, Midea Group International Legal Department
  • Feb. 2009.2- Mar. 2012, Guangdong D&S Law Firm
  • Jul. 2007 -Jul. 2008, Lecturer at Dongguan Open University Faculty of Law

Education Background

  • University of Miami School of Law, International Arbitration LLM (International Arbitration Institute Scholarship)
  • City University of Hong Kong , LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • South China Normal University, LLB

Publications

  • Investment Treaties and Their Role in Protecting Chinese Investors, Regulation Asia, March 4, 2020