Llinks has added renowned disputes lawyer Patrick Zheng as head of dispute resolution. Zheng has more than 20 years’ experience in cross-border dispute resolution and has worked in a couple of leading international law firms in the US and China. His previous career includes senior consultant of Herbert Smith, partner of Clifford Chance, and managing partner of Clyde & Co’s Beijing office. Prior to turning to private practice, he had worked at CIETAC for eight years. Zheng has handled hundreds of cases in international arbitration and disputes, including almost 100 cases before foreign venues. He has represented clients before the CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, LCIA, SIAC, SCC and courts of Hong Kong, London and the US. His experience include the high profile case of China Shanshui Cement Hong Kong litigation, the US investigation on alleged violation of sanctions against ZTE, PetroChina’s arbitration case before the SIAC, and the investment arbitration between Beijing Urban Construction and the Republic of Yemen (ICSID). He is a panel arbitrator of various arbitration institutions, such as the CIETAC, HKIAC, KCAB, KLRCA and SIAC.