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Professor Tang Houzhi (China)

Professor Tang is Honorary Vice Chairman of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and Vice Chairman of the Beijing Conciliation Centre.

He is a graduate of Peking University; a Professor in the School of Law of the People’s University of China, and an Honorary Professor at the Hong Kong City University’s School of Law.

He a Chartered Arbitrator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Professor Tang’s extensive experience in international commercial dispute resolution includes service as advisor to the China International Law Society and the China Private International Law Society; membership of the Executive Committee of the China Maritime Law Association, the Council of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He is a member of the WIPO Supervisory Board of Arbitrators and of the WIPO Arbitration Council, and of the AAA’s Asian Advisory Committee. He has been a member, expert, and advisor in connection with various international bodies concerned with arbitration and conciliation

His areas of expertise include arbitration law, contract law, company law, investment and joint ventures.

Professor Tang has experience as sole or presiding arbitrator in over 200 international cases. Those cases include arbitration under the Rules of CIETAC, HKIAC, KCAB, the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation, the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, and under the Rules of international commercial arbitration centres in Australia, British Columbia, Poland, Mauritius, and Slovenia.

The King of Sweden awarded Professor Tang a first-grade Royal Swedish Order in appreciation of his outstanding achievements in international commercial arbitration.

Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, and English.


Professor Tang Houzhi
Honorary Vice Chairman
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
6/F, Golden Land Building
32 Liang Ma Qiao Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100016

Tel: +8610 6464 6688
Fax: +8610 6464 3500

email: tanghouzhi@cietac.org