Huawei Sun is "absolutely first-rate" and an "incredibly astute strategic thinker" when it comes to commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.
Huawei Sun specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and has significant experience representing Chinese and foreign clients in cases conducted under the ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, ICSID and CIETAC arbitration rules. The disputes she has handled cover a wide range of areas and sectors, with governing laws including English law, Hong Kong law, Singaporean law, French law, Swiss law, Dutch law, Malaysian law and Chinese law. She is one of the most active Chinese counsel appearing before international tribunals.
Prior to Zhong Lun, Huawei worked for more than seven years at the Beijing and Hong Kong offices of Allen & Overy, where she was later responsible for managing the firm’s China-related arbitration matters.
She regularly advises Chinese enterprises on the issues arising from overseas investment contracts, political risk insurance as well as regulatory measures taken by the host countries. Huawei has advised MOFCOM on a wide variety of investment treaty issues and recently achieved victory for China in Ansung Housing Co v People’s Republic of China (ICSID Case No. ARB/14/25).
She is listed on the HKIAC and CIETAC panels of arbitrators and has acted as arbitrator (including presiding and sole arbitrator) in nearly 50 domestic, foreign-related and international disputes. She is also listed on the first CIETAC Panel of Arbitrators of International Investment (effective from 1 September 2018).
Huawei has a JD degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and is qualified in the State of New York. She is a native Mandarin speaker and fluent in English.