Yafeng Sun

Yafeng Sun

Partner

Partner

OFFICE
Shanghai
PHONE
+86 21 6339 0101
MOBILE
+86 139 1700 6677
EMAIL
YFS@WRCO.COM.CN

Yafeng Sun is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Shanghai-office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore group. Sun has been working as a Chinese lawyer and Chinese law consultant in several leading local and foreign law firms in Shanghai, New York, London and Vancouver before, during and after receiving his LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law. He is an experienced PRC lawyer acting for many local and international clients relating to international shipping and maritime, international transactions, and investment in China.

Work experience:

  • 2013- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
  • 2011-2012 Resident Partner, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
  • 2002 Senior Legal Consultant, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
  • 2001 Legal Consultant of Holman Fenwick & Willan, Shanghai
  • 1998 Legal Consultant of Bull Housser & Tupper, Shanghai
  • 1995 Partner, Law office of Yafeng Sun, Dong Hua Law Firm, Shanghai
  • 1994 Visiting Lawyer, Ince & Co., Clyde & Co., and Hill Taylor Dickinson, London
  • Visiting Lawyer, Healy & Baillie LLP, New York
  • 1993 Legal Consultant of Nourse & Bowles, New York
  • 1985 Attorney, Shanghai International Economic & Trade Law Firm and Legal Counsel of Legal Department of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Shanghai Sub-council

Publications:

  • Co-author of "Judicial sales of vessels and priority of claim in People's Republic of China" published at Maritime Law Handbook by Kluwer Law International, 1995
  • Co-translator of American Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), 1991

Education:

  • 1993 New York Bar Exam
  • Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (MCJ), New York University School of Law
  • 1986 Qualified Chinese lawyer
  • Diploma in Law, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
  • 1984 B.A., Shanghai International Studies University