Yun Zhi (Richard)


Shanghai, China

Areas of practice

Mr. Richard Yun specializes in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution as well as compliance.

Mr. Yun frequently represents the clients in the hearings before the courts, arbitration tribunal and in alternative dispute resolution procedures. Having assisted the clients in resolving significant high stakes dispute matters pertaining to corporate, PE/VC investments, general commerce, intellectual property rights, etc., Mr. Yun also frequently advises clients on the merits assessment and development of dispute resolution strategies in alignment with their various business objectives.

Mr. Yun, as a key member of King & Wood Mallesons' Compliance Group, has extensive experience in the fields of compliance, corporate governance and risk management. Mr. Yun often provides compliance advice to clients on a variety matters in relation to antitrust, competition, commercial bribery and Customs. Mr. Yun also assists a number of multinational companies in drafting and enforcing compliance manuals and code of ethics and standards, dealing with external investigations initiated by the competent regulatory and enforcement agencies against those companies and conducting internal investigations.

Mr. Yun also advises the clients on the labor and employment matters.

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Work experience

Mr. Yun joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1999. Mr. Yun had been working for several world-renowned large-scale multinational companies as senior legal counsel and legal director from 2002 to 2008. Mr. Yun rejoined the firm in 2010. Prior to this, he took the role of Legal Director, Asia Pacific Region in a well-known US based multinational company.

Mr. Yun graduated from Law School of Fudan University, and obtained his PRC qualification in 2000.

Mr. Yun's working languages are Chinese and English.