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Cheryl is a Partner of the New York office in Reed Smith LLP and is based in our Hong Kong office as a registered foreign lawyer (PRC). She focuses her practice in litigation and international arbitration. She regularly represents clients in London, Hong Kong and Singapore arbitrations administered by ad hoc or institutional rules (such as LMAA/ HKIAC/CIETAC HK/SIAC/FOSFA/ICA rules).


  • Tulane University, 2010, Master of Laws, Distinction
  • Dalian Maritime University, 2009, Bachelor of Laws

  • China
  • New York

  • Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of Shanghai Bar Association
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of China Maritime Law Association
  • Member of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group
  • Supporting Member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association

  • Mandarin
  • English