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Sherlin Tung, LL.M. (Stockholm University)

Senior Associate
Attorney-at-Law (California and New York)

CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong LLP
Suites 5709-10, 57/F, One Island East
18 Westlands Road
Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Hong Kong S.A.R.
Languages Mandarin, English, Spanish, German

Sherlin is a member of the CMS International Arbitration Group. With a focus on international commercial arbitration she has experience advising on disputes in jurisdictions around the world including Asia, Europe and North America.

Before joining CMS, Sherlin was the Litigation and Arbitration Counsel for an international manufacturing conglomerate where she worked in international commercial litigations and arbitrations worldwide, particularly in the U.S., Switzerland, Singapore and Thailand. Prior to this Sherlin was a Deputy Counsel with the ICC International Court of Arbitration where she managed over 300 international arbitration matters and was a founding member of the New York case management office.

Sherlin started her international arbitration career by working under the direct supervision of Pierre A. Karrer, an internationally renowned arbitrator. She has also acted as Tribunal Secretary in over thirty five international commercial arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional, and is experienced under a number of leading arbitral rules including the DIAC, HKIAC, ICC, SCC and UNCITRAL Rules.

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2010 - Masters of Law (LL.M.) in International Commercial Arbitration, Stockholm University

2009 - Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of San Diego School of Law

2005 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with a triple major: History, Political Science and Asian American Studies, University of California Los Angeles (“UCLA”)

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  • More Transparency in International Commercial Arbitration: To Have or Not To Have?, co-authored with Brian Lin, CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ARBITRATION JOURNAL VOLUME 10.2, November 2017
  • The Powers and Duties of an Arbitrator: Liber Amicorum for Pierre A. Karrer, Editor Kluwer Law International, June 2017
  • Languages and Their Impact on Parties’ Due Process Rights in International Arbitration Proceedings, CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ARBITRATION JOURNAL VOLUME 10.1, June 2017
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Lectures list

  • Taipei International Arbitration Conference, Taipei (Taiwan), Speaker, More Transparency in International Arbitration: To Have or Not To Have?, 29 Aug. 2017
  • GAR Live, Frankfurt (Germany), Speaker, Document Production in International Arbitration, 29 June 2017
  • Vienna Arbitration Days, Vienna (Austria), Speaker, Transparency in International Commercial Arbitrations, 24 Feb. 2017
  • ICC Austria: Launch of the new ICC Arbitration Rules, Vienna (Austria), Speaker, Effects of the new ICC Rules on Small Claim Procedures, 23 Feb. 2017
  • Taipei International Arbitration Conference, Taipei (Taiwan), Speaker, Languages in International Arbitration, 30 Aug. 2016
  • Made in China 2025 vs. Industry 4.0, Frankfurt (Germany), Speaker, The European Way of Solving Disputes Arising from International Transactions, 8 June 2016
  • New York State Bar Association Spring Meeting, Krakow (Poland), Speaker: Document Production in International Arbitration and Litigation, 8 April 2016
  • Joint HKIAC-VIAC Arbitration Event, Vienna (Austria), Speaker, One Size Fits All - A cultural lens on the ideal arbitrator, 19 March 2016
  • HK 45 Seminar, Hong Kong, Speaker, A Young Practitioner’s Perspective on a Career in International Arbitration, 8 March 2016
  • YIMC Seminar, Hong Kong, Speaker, When and How to Encourage Mediation in an Arbitration?, 7 March 2016
  • USD School of Law Conference on International Commercial Arbitration, San Diego (U.S.A.), Speaker, The Rise of Emergency Arbitrators in International Arbitration, 6 Feb. 2015
  • Fall 2014 ABA Section on International Law Conference, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Speaker, The Rise of International Arbitrations between Latin America and Eastern Asia, 23 Oct. 2014
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The Hong Kong In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Centre re­veals its new rules...
On 1 Novem­ber 2018, the Hong Kong In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion Centre’s (here­after, “HKI­AC”) new ar­bit­ra­tion rules (here­after, “2018 Rules”) came in­to ef­fect. The 2018 Rules ap­ply to all ar­bit­ra­tions in which: (i) a No­tice of Ar­bit­ra­tion is sub­mit­ted on or after.