Mr. Graeme Johnston
Managing Partner, Herbert Smith LLP, Shanghai Office
Graeme leads the mainland China-based dispute resolution practice, supported by a team of associates in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. Graeme's practice has always focused on dispute resolution and most of his cases have a cross-border dimension. He has wide experience advising on contentious matters, including litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. Graeme joined Herbert Smith in 1995 in London and worked there for five years before moving to Herbert Smith Hong Kong in 2001. Since early 2006 he has been based in Shanghai, with regular travel to Hong Kong and Beijing. He is the author of The Conflict of Laws in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell, 2005) and editor of Competition Law in China and Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell, 2009).