vincent li

Vincent Li  is a practising barrister, accredited mediator and arbitrator. He is also a U. K. Chartered Engineer, and a Hong Kong Registered Professional Engineer. He holds academic qualifications in the disciplines of engineering (BSc.(Eng), University of Hong Kong), business administration (MBA, Chinese University of Hong Kong), and law (LLM, City University of Hong Kong).

Professionally, Mr. Li is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, as well as Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is a listed Arbitrator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Hong Kong Bar Association. He is also an accredited mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL), and a listed mediator of the Hong Kong Financial Dispute Resolution Centre, Hong Kong Bar Association, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. Furthermore, he is also on the Hong Kong Government’s approved list of Dispute Resolution Advisors.

Internationally, he is both a panel arbitrator and mediator of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is also a panel arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), and the China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission.

Before joining the legal profession, Mr. Li had been working in the engineering and commercial field for more than 20 years. In Hong Kong, he had been involved in various civil and building construction projects. In mainland China, he had participated in a number of infrastructure investment projects including residential development in Tianjin, concrete batching plant in Chongqing, and deep water port project in Jiangsu.

Mr. Li is now practising as a barrister involving in various arbitrations, as well as civil and criminal litigation cases. He also acts as arbitrator, mediator and dispute resolution advisor in various cases and projects involving commercial and construction matters. Mr. Li is one of the co-authors of the book titled “Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide (2nd Ed)” published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2011; and the book titled “Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong” published by the HKU Press in 2017. He has also acted as part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City University of Hong Kong, teaching subjects relating to development control law, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and construction and commercial law.