Professor Fan Kun is Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, where she teaches and researches in the areas of mediation, arbitration and comparative legal studies. She has worked in China, Singapore, U.S.A., Switzerland, France, Hong Kong and Canada, and speaks Chinese, English and French. Before moving to Montreal, she has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for six years. She has also been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Yenching Institute. She has published extensively in the field of ADR and has received numerous awards in recognition of her academic contribution, including Norton Rose Faculty Scholar in Arbitration & Commercial Law 2017-2020, Best Research Outputs for Arbitration Theory in 2015 by China Arbitration Research Institute, Support for High-impact Scholarship 2013-2014 by the Committee on Focused Innovations Scheme, and Best Thesis in International Studies by the Swiss Network for International Studies Award in 2011. She is author of the book Arbitration in China: A Legal and Cultural Analysis (Hart Publishing) and has published extensively with pieces in leading law journals. Some of her work can be downloaded at http://ssrn.com/author=1163319.
Apart from academic research, Professor Fan also has extensive experience in ADR practice, and has worked as counsel, legal expert, secretary for the arbitration tribunal and arbitrator in a number of international arbitrations and domain name disputes, and has overseen over a hundred arbitrations administered by the ICC International Court of Arbitration when she worked as a Deputy Counsel. She is called to the New York Bar, Member of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration Academic Council, Executive Committee Member and Co-Chair of Working Group 1 of International Mixed Modes Dispute Resolution, initiated by the International Mediation Institute (“IMI”) and Pepperdine School of Law, Executive Council Member of the China Academy of Arbitration Law, Domain Names Panelist of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (“HKIAC”) and the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (“ADNDRC”), Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Accredited Mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (“HKMAAL”), and Arbitrator in a number of arbitration institutions in China.