Lianjun is a partner at Reed Smith Richards Butler. He qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales. He has extensive experience in negotiating, drafting and dealing with contracts and disputes relating to shipping, international trade, international commercial and shipping arbitration and cross border litigation.
He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is an arbitrator on the panels or lists of some well-known arbitration institutions including Hong Kong International Arbitrator Centre, China International Economic Arbitration Commission, China Maritime Arbitration Commission, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shanghai International Arbitration Centre), South China Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration), Qingdao, Wuhan and Xiamen Arbitration Commission.
He is a visiting professor to Dalian Maritime University, Shanghai Maritime University, Korea University and Jimei University. He serves also a member of the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.
Lianjun was born in Hebei China and received educations from Dalian Maritime University, World Maritime University, Stockholm University and University of Hong Kong. He worked at Dalian Maritime University and Stockholm University before commencing his professional life in Hong Kong in 1993. He also qualified as second officer for ocean going vessel and worked at seas over two years.
Lianjun has been highly recommended as a leading lawyer in shipping litigation by "Chambers & Partners" and other legal guides.