FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Fan  Yang

  Country of residence: China

  Citizenship: Hong Kong SAR


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • North America
  • East Asia
  • Pacific
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Silver Book)
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness
  • Councillor

Technical expertise

  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - Solar Systems
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • Metals and Mining
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Construction accidents

Short summary experiences

Dr. Fan Yang is a legal counsel at China Harbour Engineering Company Limited. Fan has advised on construction contracts including GCC, FIDIC and NEC contracts and reviewed claims and provided dispute resolution advisory and consultancy work focusing on ADR, adjudication and mediation strategies and effective management of parallel proceedings. Fan is a FIDIC Certified Adjudicator. Fan is a listed arbitrator at the HKIAC, KCAB, KLRCA/AIAC, THAC, SCIA, HIAC. She is a CEDR and HKMAAL accredited mediator and an investor-state disputes mediator trained by ICSID, CEDR, Energy Charter Secretariat and IMI. Fan is an active member of the arbitration and ADR community in Hong Kong, Macau and the Greater Bay and Greater China regions. She is the founding Director of the International Dispute Resolution Academy (IDRA). Dr. Fan Yang obtained her LL.B. from Shanghai International Studies University. She subsequently studied law in Paris (Comparative Law Certificate), Birmingham (LL.M.) and London (PhD in Law). She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2005. Before joining China Harbour, Fan was a partner of Stephenson Harwood LLP, London, and advises on the laws of England & Wales, having been one of the first Mainland Chinese called to the Bar of England and Wales. Fan specialises in international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution. In addition to representing clients as counsel in international arbitration and cross-border mediation, She has also acted as mediator and has been appointed as arbitrator (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and presiding arbitrator) under the rules of the ICC, HKIAC, AIAC, SCIA and HIAC. Fan was previously appointed to China National Petroleum Corporation's (CNPC) first tier legal panels for international arbitration and construction. Fan is fluent in English, Putonghua and Cantonese.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: In-house Counsel
Previous positions: Partner - Stephenson Harwood LLP


  • Please refer to CV.


  • FCIArb

Panel listings

  • Fan is a listed arbitrator at the HKIAC
  • KCAB
  • THAC
  • SCIA
  • HIAC. She is a CEDR and HKMAAL accredited mediator and an investor-state disputes mediator trained by ICSID
  • CEDR
  • Energy Charter

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Barrister - England and Wales