Pool of Arbitrators

Lixing Deng

Senior Associate, Lantai Partners

Li-Xing is a senior associate in the Shenzhen office of Lantai Partners. Upon being admitted to practice P.R.C law, he represented domestic and foreign clients before several Chinese courts including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration, the Beijing Arbitration Commission and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

Li-Xing has acted as coordinating counsel in several multi-jurisdictional disputes concerning copyright, design patent, international trade and trade finance. He has acted as in-house counsel in a Chinese export credit agency where he dealt with litigation and arbitration cases concerning the overseas commercial and political risks of various Chinese manufacturers, traders and financial institutions. Li-Xing has also been issued with the Professional Certificate of Customs Affairs Management by the China Customs Brokers Association.

Li-Xing has published an article entitled ‘Copyright Protection for Fashion Designs’ and has been invited to speak on issues of design and law. He has also provided pro-bono legal advice to start-up design companies.

He has participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and has coached law school students in moot court competitions. He is enrolled in both the Foreign-related Lawyer Talent Pools of Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Shenzhen Lawyers Association.

Li-Xing received his LL.B degree with Honours from Shenzhen University in 2012. During his graduate year, he participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. In 2019, he was selected to participate in the Bar Council Training Scheme for Chinese lawyers which is a scheme organised by the Bar of England and Wales. During this training scheme, he studied Art and Culture Property, International Commercial Arbitration and Commercial Litigation.

Li-Xing speaks Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese) and English.

Jurisdiction: China