Wei (Vincent) Sun
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Professionals Wei (Vincent) Sun

Work experience

Mr. Sun began his legal practice in a well-known law firm in Shanghai in 2000 as an associate and partner.  In 2007, he established Shanghai Young-Ben Law Firm as a founding partner and served as a director and as the firm's managing partner.  In 2010, he was admitted to practice in New York State, USA.  In 2016, he was awarded as Chinese Leading Lawyer in International Practice by the All China Lawyers Association.  In 2018, he was selected into the Talent Pool of China's 1,000 Lawyers for International Practice by the PRC Ministry of Justice.  From 2019 to 2021, he was awarded as the CBLJ "The A List" - China's Elite 100 Lawyers for three consecutive years.  He has also served as an independent director for certain listed companies and financial institutions.  In 2022, he joined Han Kun Law Offices in Shanghai following a merger between Young-Ben and Han Kun.
Mr. Sun specializes in commercial dispute resolution and arbitration, finance, and equity investment.  Mr. Sun has extensive experience in commercial litigation and arbitration.  He has also been engaged as the leading litigator in resolving complex and high-end litigation and commercial arbitration cases, primarily involving disputes in relation to financial matters, equity investments, and international commerce, etc.  He has provided comprehensive legal support to resolve China-based and cross-border disputes for a number of financial institutions, multinational enterprises, and renowned local enterprises.  Mr. Sun has also acted as a panel member for a number of well-known arbitration commissions and has participated in many arbitration cases involving disputes in connection with corporate governance, private equity funds, investments, and cross-border matters.  In addition, he also provides legal support to clients in transactions involving domestic and foreign investment, PE funds, syndicated loans, and cross-border financings, among others.
Mr. Sun is also a skillful negotiator and possesses exemplary business acumen, flexibility, and decisiveness.  He has advised CITIC Bank, Zhong'an Insurance, Ping'an Trust, Greenwood Asset, Hongkong New World Group, Acter Group (Taiwan), Exide Group (US), QEEXO (US), Watts Group (US), Beumer Group (Germany), OCI Group (the Netherlands), etc.  In addition, Mr. Sun maintains cooperative relationships with numerous international and Asian law firms to provide legal support to global investors, such as Arnold & Porter (US), GARRIGUES (Spain), Roedl & Partner (Germany), Caldwell & Robinson (Northern Ireland), DS Avocats (France).

Educational background

Duke University School of Law (LL.M.); East China University of Political Science and Law (LL.M.); East China University of Political Science and Law (LL.B.).

Practice qualification

Member of the PRC Bar
Member of the New York State Bar

Working language

Han Kun
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