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TIAN, Ye (Tim) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr Ye (Tim) TIAN is a partner in JunHe’s infrastructure and project finance team. Prior to joining JunHe, he practiced at a leading English law firm in the field of international construction for many years. 

With his multi-faceted background in engineering and law, Chinese law and English law, Mr Ye (Tim) TIAN has been deeply involved in many large multinational corporations' offshore infrastructure "investment, financing, construction and operation" projects, and has taken the lead in the offshore infrastructure and energy and mining projects of China's state-owned enterprises under the "One Belt, One Road" policy. He has been advising leading international developers and contractors on a wide range of complex and high-value projects (with investment amounts ranging from hundreds of millions of RMB to billions of RMB) in Mainland China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.

Mr Ye (Tim) TIAN also advises clients on court proceedings in China as well as local and international arbitrations before major arbitration institutions including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Beijing International Arbitration Centre (BAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Indonesian National Arbitration Board (BANI), amongst others. His experience covers all types of construction disputes, including disputes relating to payment, valuation and surveying, delay and disruption, design and other professional liabilities, issues arising from defective works, termination of contracts, and enforcement of on-demand bonds.

Mr Ye (Tim) TIAN’s expertise is widely recognised by clients and the industry, and he is a guest lecturer at Tsinghua University, the University of International Business and Economics, and Tianjin University. He has co-authored and published "Risk Management and Control of Chinese Enterprises' Overseas Investments and Contracted-Out Projects and Case Analysis" with a number of experts in the industry, which has been well received by 


LL.M., University of Law, 2019

LL.B., BPP University, 2017

LL.M., Peking University Law School, 2013

B.S., College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, 2010

Professional Associations

Qualified as a lawyer (practising) in China.

Qualified as a solicitor (non-practising) in England and Wales.

Language Skills

Mandarin, English

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.