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About Yilin Tim Chen

Tim is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Group in New York.

He has represented clients on matters relating to international arbitration, the enforcement of arbitral awards, and cross-border commercial litigation involving foreign sovereigns. Tim also advises clients on compliance and regulatory issues related to economic sanctions, export controls, anti-bribery and white collar matters.  He recently completed a secondment in Freshfields' Singapore office.

Tim is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, and is conversant in Cantonese.


  • JD, James Kent Scholar, Columbia Law School.
  • MSc, distinction, University of Oxford.
  • BA, magna cum laude, Columbia University.
  • Admitted to practice in the State of New York.