Helena H.C. Chen
Pinsent Masons LLP
Helena H. C. Chen is a partner at Pinsent Masons LLP and the Chief Representative of its Beijing Office. She holds two doctorate degrees in law, respectively from National Taiwan University and Peking University, and is qualified to practice law in Mainland China, Taiwan and New York State. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and listed on the panels of arbitrators of CIETAC, SIAC, KLRCA, KCAB, ACICA, SCIA, SHIAC, BAC/BIAC, LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre etc. Dr Chen is a member of the SIAC Users Council. She is an accredited adjudicator with KLRCA and listed as one of the Recommended Experts of the Construction Dispute Board of BAC/BIAC. Helena is the Vice-Chairperson of the Mediation Center of Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei (CAA),Associate Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and listed on the panel of mediators of CCPIT/CCOIC Mediation Center. Dr Chen has been named to the International Who' s Who of Leading Construction Lawyers for many years from 2011. She is one of the 32 legal experts listed in the Expert Database of the PPP Center of the Ministry of Finance of the PRC ("PPP Center") and led the Pinsent Masons team to prepare PPP Contract Guidelines, PPP case study reports and PPP sample contracts at the PPP Center's request. She is an international consultant for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and invited by the World Bank to provide professional consultations for its preparation of the book, Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2017. She is one of the founding Supervisors of Taiwan Construction Law Society and has served as a director thereof. She writes widely on arbitration, mediation, construction law and PPP topics and is frequently invited to give lectures on international forums, including IBA, ABA conferences.