Notable Practitioner




Practice area:

Labour and employment

Zhao Li co-heads GLO’s dispute resolution and labour and employment practices based in Beijing, providing comprehensive legal services in this regard. As an arbitrator of CIETAC and a former judge, he is familiar with the trend and manner of judicial practice in both arbitration commission and court across China with sophisticated experience in avoiding or decreasing disputes risk.

He is specialized in providing legal services in complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation and arbitration. He has represented his clients in hundreds of complex litigation and arbitration cases accepted by the Supreme People’s Court, high people’s courts and local people’s courts in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Guangdong, Shandong, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Yunnan, Shanxi and Jilin, etc. as well as China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and Beijing Arbitration Commission.

Zhao provide legal service for many leading cross-border corporations, listed companies, state-owned enterprises, financial institutions, intermediaries, investment companies, private funds etc.

With excellent legal professional capabilities and rich practice experience, Zhao can accurately spot the key issues in the cases to provide effective legal solutions. He is very client-focused, responding to the requests timely and efficiently with a diligent, responsible, and considerate professional attitude. He’s well known for his superb and outstanding level of professionalism in providing legal services.

  • Provided labor law services concerning the personnel transfer, resettlement and remuneration opinions to a famous HK media group as involved in the capital increase and business management, which involves employee’s management during COVID pandemic and remuneration arrangement for jobless employees;
  • Entrusted by a famous outdoor equipment company, Mr. Li undertook the redundancy program in Shenzhen caused by the alternation of management right and business arrangement;
  • Entrusted by a state-owned heavy industrial enterprise, Mr. Li undertook the compliance project concerning overseas labor management;
  • Entrusted by a famous internet company, Mr. Li engaged in the whole process (including the arbitration, the first and second instance proceedings) of the labor dispute who is alleged to have violated the non-compete obligation.

  • Dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Consumer goods and services
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Materials
  • Technology and telecommunications

  • PRC Bar Admission

  • Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
  • Arbitrator of China Film and Television Industry Arbitration and Mediation Center

  • LL.M., China University of Political Science and Law