Box 978, Xiamen University
Xiamen, Fujian, 361005
Dean of Law School, Xiamen University (1987-1998); Senior Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School, USA ,1981-1983; Visiting Professor and Distinguished Asian Scholar-in-Residence, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, Oregon, USA, 1990-1991; Numerous times be invited to visit USA, Belgium (EC Headquarters), Switzerland (UN Branch), Germany, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Korea, and Singapore for attending international academic conferences and/or giving academic lectures to local universities.
Arbitrator, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); Senior part-time Attorney at Law engaged in international business transactions and international arbitration; Legal consultant for transnational corporations; Arbitrator, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Arbitrator, specific cases under the aegis of International Arbitration Court of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Arbitrator, International Arbitrator Institute (IAI), France; Arbitrator, listed in The Roster of International Arbitrators, JurisNet, LLC, United States; Arbitrator, The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA), Malaysia; Expert, ICC China Expertise Service (ICCCEX).
Numerous Sino-foreign investment / trade disputes cases, acting as International Arbitrator, Chairman, Counsel, or Senior Expert offering legal opinions on PRC’s laws. Arbitrator, Bernhard von Pezold and others v. Republic of Zimbabwe (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/15); Arbitrator, Border Timbers Limited and others v. Republic of Zimbabwe (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/25). As reported by the professional journal Global Arbitration Review on 30 September 2011, headlined “Chinese arbitrator to sit on Zimbabwe cases”, “A professor of law at Xiamen University has been appointed to two tribunals hearing claims against Zimbabwe, making him the first Chinese national to sit at ICSID.”
Reaching eminent academic achievements in the field of International Economic Law, inter alia, International Investment Law and International Commercial Arbitration; Author and/or Editor-in-chief of more than 40 academic books, many of which have been designated or selected as textbooks or reference books for use in Law School and Business School in China’s universities. Author of numerous academic articles published in both Chinese and English leading journals. During recent 30-odd years, consecutively winning 18 first class and 11 second class academic awards of PRC’s national/ministerial/provincial level.
Representatives works: CHEN’s Papers on International Economic Law, Beijing University Press, 2005, 2 volumes, 1472 pages; An CHEN on International Economic Law, Fudan University Press, 2008, 5 volumes, 2626 pages; The Voice from China: An CHEN on International Economic Law, English-writing monograph, 851 pages, published by the Germany-located yet world-renowned Press --- Springer, 2013；The Discourse with Chinese Characteristics: An CHEN on International Economic Law, Beijing University Press, 2018, 4 volumes, 2612 pages.