LIU Kelan | Partner
Practices:Dispute Resolution|Bankruptcy Reorganization and Disposal of Special Assets|Corporate and M&A
Telephone:+86 10 6502 8906/8888
Fax:+86 10 6502 8866
Working Language:Chinese

Basic information


1987.9-1991.7 | Northwestern University of Political Science and Law | Bachelor | Dual degree in Economics and Law

Work Experience

2017-Present | Beijing Hylands Law Firm | Partner

2008-2017 | Beijing Zhongyin Law Firm | Senior Partner

2003-2008 | Beijing Zhengtai Law Firm | Senior Partner

1991-2003 | Procuratorate in Baiyin City, Gansu Province | Procurator

Professional Qualification

2006 | Lawyer’s License People’s Republic of China

Representative Cases

■ Legal advisers that have been served or are serving:

2013-Present | Legal Adviser, China Arts and Crafts Association

2009-Present | Legal Adviser, Hainan White Horse Media Advertising Co., Ltd..

2008-Present | Legal Adviser, CMARK Capital

2012-2016 | Legal Adviser, China Forestry Industry Association

2014-2015 | Legal Adviser, China Technology Exchange Institution

2014-2015 | Legal Adviser, China Aerospace Technology Group

2008-2012 | Legal Adviser, Tiens Group

2008-2012 | Legal Adviser, Xi'an Aircraft Industry Group Co., Ltd.

2010-2011 | Legal Adviser, Teko International Co., Ltd.

2009-2011 | Legal Adviser, Huaxia Securities Co., Ltd.

2008-2010 | Legal Adviser, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security

■ Cases in litigation:

2014 | Hanfang, Wang (Hong Kong): Property inheritance Dispute

2013 | Beijing Shunyi Yixin Garden’s home Owners Vs. Developer for breach of contract

2013 | The case of Hongxiang, Shangguan for False accusation (execution outside prison)

2012 | Beijing Atkinson Hotel: Property Rights Dispute

2011 | The case of Weidong, Wang for smuggling (Changing the original sentence from life imprisonment to 3 years fixed-term imprisonment)

2011 | Lin, Xin(Canada): Real Estate Dispute

2010 | Youqi, Wang(United States): Property Dispute

2009 | The case of Yunfeng, Zhang for intentional murder in 2nd instance(changing the original sentence from life imprisonment in 1st Sentence, to 15 years fixed-term imprisonment in 2nd instance)

2009 | The case of Fan, Yu for intentional injury (not guilty)

Honors & Evaluation

2008-2015 | Has been successively awarded by the Bureau of Justice, Beijing and Beijing Lawyers Association as "Excellent Communist Party’s Member" and "Excellent Party Affairs Worker"

2014 | Won the honors and title of "Top 100 Influential Lawyers" and "Influential Criminal Defense Lawyers" in China

His deeds were included in China's Contemporary Excellent Lawyers published by the Law Publishing House, 2012; and The Pioneer of the Times published by China Network, 2013; and China's Excellent Lawyers published by the Law Publishing House, 2017; and the Yearbook of National Lawyers etc.

He has been engaged in legal work for 26 years and has rich experience in the law field. He is known for his stable work style, excellent judgment, and strong case handling ability. For a long time, financial and securities markets, domestic and foreign enterprise and groups, and industry organizations have been the main service targets for Kelan, Liu, and he has provided systematic and specialized legal risk management for and comprehensive legal advices to many large and medium-sized enterprises and institutions. he has also provided special legal services for enterprise restructuring, listing, mergers and acquisitions, and investment and financing services, and gives companies a lot of strategic advices related to legal and market policy directions, so as to help enterprises successfully solve difficult problems in the complex legal and regulatory environment, and improve risk management prevention ability for clients to win more market opportunities. At the same time, for complicated lawsuits, his excellent judgment, solid legal skills and rich experience accumulated over the years not only protect the legitimate rights and interests of the clients, but also obtain a good social reputation and high recognition and praise from the clients.

Social Activity

2009-Present | Executive Director of Beijing Commercial Law Association

2009-Present | Executive Director of Beijing Consumer Rights Protection Law Association

2012-2016 | Secretary-General of the Criminal Law Research Association in Lawyers Association of Chaoyang District, Beijing

2012-2016 | Member of the Product Quality and Safety Committee of the Beijing Lawyers Association;

2012-2014 | Principal Researcher in the Group of Legal Risk Management for Listed Companies in China;

2010-2014 | Coach and instructor of the moot court of Capital Undergraduate


2018 | The case interpretation on the problem of invalidity in equity transfer agreement |

2016 | The main ways of company mergers and acquisitions |

2016 | Legal risks in the acquisition and transfer of company equity |

2016 | Agency by estoppels in construction contract |

2016 | Qualitative understanding on the acts of civil self-help |

2016 | Analyzing the Offences of Misappropriation with Cases |

2016 | Prevention of legal risk in provisions of gambling for venture investment |

2016 | Qualitative analysis of several debt-related robbery acts |

2016 | Legal risk and prevention for real estate enterprises |

2016 | Reflections on the problem of bribery in meditating way |

2016 | The legal risks in offence of major labor security accident for construction service companies |

2013 | Lawyer’s ‘three major difficulties’ whether these difficulties are no longer existed | Legal Daily

2013 | Causes and the way of prevention for collective corruption |

2012 | Report on the empirical research results of senior executives of listed companies in China |