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Li Min is a graduate of Dalian Maritime University with a Bachelors of Engineering in International Multimodal Transportation and a Masters of Law in Maritime Law. He practiced shipping law in China before moving to London in 2002 to pursue his LL.M in Maritime Law at University College London (UCL). Li Min joined Richards Butler in August 2005 as paralegal and qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2010 after completion of his two-year traineeship (2008 - 2010) with the firm. He became a partner of the firm on 1 January 2015.


  • University of Hong Kong, 2008, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • BPP Law School, London, UK, 2005, GDL
  • University College London, 2003, LL.M., Maritime Law, Faculty of Laws
  • Law School of Dalian Maritime University, 2002, Master of Laws
  • Dalian Maritime University, 1999, B.E., International Multimodal Transportation

  • Hong Kong

  • Member of Hong Kong Maritime Law Association
  • Member of China Maritime Law Association
  • Supporting Member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked as a 'Recognised Practitioner' by Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 and 2019 for Shipping Litigation
  • Ranked as a “Recommended Lawyer” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 – “excellent for disputes involving PRC Shipping Law”
  • Ranked as a “Recommended Lawyer” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 – “can explain complicated legal opinions to Chinese clients in plain Mandarin”