• Binbin SUN

    Equity Partner / Shanghai

  • Tel +86-21-6061-3021

    Email sunbinbin@zhonglun.com

  • Practices

    Litigation & Arbitration, Bankruptcy-Insolvency & Reorganization, White Collar Crime & Criminal Compliance

  • Industries

    Tourism & Hospitality, Media-Sports & Entertainment, Banking & Financial Services, Telecommunications & Internet, Information & Intelligence Technology


Binbin SUN

Ms. Binbin Sun has been proactively engaged in the field of dispute resolution for years, with a focus on practices relating to litigation and arbitration, bankruptcy liquidation and reorganization, commercial crimes and criminal compliance. She has represented clients in hundreds of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration cases in courts at all levels including the Supreme People's Court and before many arbitration institutions. Cases that Ms. Sun had won carried significant weight as they made breakthroughs in the fields of corporate governance, finance and intellectual property, and served as comprehensive models for safeguarding the interests of clients that were at a disadvantage in the cases. With years of practices in resolving economic disputes, Ms. Sun also has rich defense experience and expertise in criminal compliance involving crimes in the commercial and economic fields. Ms. Sun is adept at providing comprehensive, forward-looking and high-quality legal services for cases involving both civil and criminal offences.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Singapore listed companies in their domestic real estate investment and equity disputes involving billions yuan worth of assets

  • Represented a securities company in a dispute over stock pledge repurchase involving CNY 1 billion

  • Represented Shanghai State-owned Assets Management Co., Ltd. to verify, purchase and dispose of non-performing financial assets of a bank, involving hundreds of millions yuan

  • Represented a Hong Kong listed company and its actual controller in securities misrepresentation disputes and contract disputes involving hundreds of millions yuan

  • Represented a real estate enterprise in a fund contract arbitration involving CNY 220 million

  • Represented a state-owned enterprise in an investment dispute arising from historical restructuring, involving assets worth hundreds of millions yuan

  • Represented a local bank in a major trust contract dispute involving CNY 120 million

  • Handled share repurchase disputes on behalf of a real estate enterprise, involving CNY 100 million

  • Represented a group company in lease agreement disputes, involving enforcement and eviction of tens of thousands square meters

  • Advised Shanghai Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Committee and various consumers on an unprecedented consumer class action in Shanghai

  • Represented top-tier celebrities in disputes over reputation rights or portrait rights and obtained significant compensation

  • Represented Hong Kong Television Broadcasting Corporation (TVB) in intellectual property disputes, one of which is recognized as the first online IP red flag infringement case and has been incorporated into course materials as a reference case by the legal academe

  • Appeared for the accused at a trial on charge of illegal engagement in futures transactions, and successfully secured exemption from penalty. The case is selected by Shanghai High People’s Court as one of the representative cases in the financial sector

Honors and Awards

For Individual

Top Project Talents, Shanghai Oriental Talent Plan, 2023

Recommended Lawyer in Dispute resolution: Arbitration, The Legal 500, 2023-2024

Admitted to The Legal 500 China Arbitration Private Practice Authority List 2023

Outstanding Communist Party Member of Shanghai Lawyer Industry, 2021

Top 15 Litigation Lawyers in China by ALB, 2021

Shanghai March 8th Red-banner Holder, 2015 and 2016

Shanghai May Fourth Medal, 2015

Outstanding Protector of Consumer Rights, 2016 and 2017

Best Female Lawyer in China by ALB, 2016

Shanghai Outstanding Female Lawyer, 2015

Top Ten Debaters, Shanghai Lawyer Debate Competition Champion, 2012

Shanghai fourth edition of Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2011

Champion and Outstanding Debater, Shanghai Judicial Administration System Debate Competition Fazheng Cup 2006

Outstanding Party Member and Leader, Pudong New Area Judicial Administration System

Winning Team and Outstanding Debater, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai Lawyer Debate Competition

Winning Team and Outstanding Debater, the 4th National Lawyer Forum Beijing-Shanghai Lawyer Debate Challenge

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, 7th Shanghai Pudong New Area Committee of the CPPCC

Director, 8th Shanghai Young Entrepreneurs Association

Director, 12th Shanghai Bar Association

Director, 12th Promotion of Social Responsibility Committee of Shanghai Bar Association

Director, 2nd Corporate and Investment Research Committee of Shanghai Arbitration Association

Arbitrator, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

Arbitrator, Shanghai Arbitration Commission

Arbitrator, Nanjing Arbitration Commission

Arbitrator, Hangzhou Arbitration Commission

Vice President, 5th Shanghai People’s Mediation Association

Vice President, 5th Pudong New Area People's Mediation Association

Vice President, 10th Shanghai Women Lawyers’ Union

President, 4th Pudong Women Lawyers’ Union

Director, 11th Mediation Professional Committee of Shanghai Bar Association

Industry Mentor for Professional Degrees at the School of Law, Fudan University 2024

Member, Discipline Group of Shanghai Lawyer and Notary Series Intermediate Grade Professional Title Evaluation Committee 2023-2025

Vice President, the 1st Shanghai Huangpu District Young Entrepreneurs Association

People's Supervisor of Shanghai Public Security Bureau Supervision Corps

Mediator of the First North Bund Diversified Commercial Mediation Center

Invited Lawyer Mediator at Shanghai Pudong New Area Non Litigation Dispute Resolution Center

Specially invited mediator of the People's Mediation Committee for Administrative Disputes in Pudong New Area, Shanghai

Member, the 1st Expert Committee of the North Bund Alternative Dispute Resolution Center

Member, Shanghai Pudong Judicial Bureau Legislative Work Lawyer Expert Pool

Expert, Shanghai Expert Pool for Guidance on Response to Overseas Disputes over Intellectual Property Rights

Professional, Shanghai Third Party Supervision and Assessment Mechanism for Compliance of Enterprises Involved in Crime

Director, the 1st Lawyer Law Research Association of Shanghai Law Society

Supervisor, Second Supervisory Board of Shanghai Oriental Extraterritorial Legal Identification Service Center

Supervisor, 3th Shanghai Pudong New Area Legal Service Association

Vice President,2nd Shanghai Pudong New Area Legal Service Association

Member, 10th Arbitration and Lawyer Mediation Committee of All China Lawyers Association

Guest mediation lawyer, Shanghai Pudong New Area

Mediator, Shanghai Joint People’s Mediation Committee for Disputes in Securities, Funds and Futures Industry

Guest Public Interest Lawyer, Shanghai Consumer Protection Commission

Director, Zhong Lun Charity Foundation


“Integration of Judicial Viewpoints in Shareholder Dispute Cases", Law Press, first edition, August 2020

“Integration of Judicial Viewpoints in Financial Cases”, Law Press, first edition, June 2016

“Guidelines for Practical Operation of Corporate Legal Affairs”, Law Press, first edition, September 2019


  • Bar Admissions/Professional Qualifications

    PRC Bar

  • Education

    LLM, University of California, Berkeley
    LLM, Renmin University of China

  • Professional Experience

    Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm
    Partner, Hansen-Partners

  • Languages