Mr Yunjian Hou

Yunjian Hou

Lawyer biography

Practice Areas
Mr. Yunjian Hou is a partner of Global Law office and specialized in civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, alternative disputes resolution, intellectual property, corporate liquidation and bankruptcy.
Mr. Hou has represented a lot of famous transnational companies, financial institutions, foreign-invested, state-owned and private enterprises, and resolved hundreds of litigations and arbitrations regarding major equity, contract, intellectual property, etc., gathered plenty of experience; meanwhile, Mr. Hou has also joined in a series of negotiations and discussions about important disputes on behalf of clients, helped them to achieve the targets outside the court, and has received high evaluations thereof. Besides, Mr. Hou has, playing roles of member of administrators and agent of creditors, participated in a number of bankruptcy liquidation and bankruptcy reorganization cases, which have major domestic impact.
Mr. Hou has provided legal service for many famous domestic and foreign enterprises, such as China Mobile, CCTV, CNTV, People Education Press, and NBA, etc.; and is currently servicing for many enterprises all the year round, providing legal service of consultation, major contract drafting and examination, rules design and adjustment, and so on. Mr. Hou has also represented enterprise like CCTV and CNTV to deal with domestic and international negotiations on major cooperate projects.
Work Experience 
Mr. Yunjian Hou joined Global Law Office in 2013. Prior to joining Global, Mr. Hou worked with Beijing Bairui Law Firm in the areas of dispute resolution and intellectual property.
Admitted in the PRC
2010 – 2011  Melbourne University School of Law
2005 – 2009  Jilin University School of Law
Mandarin Chinese, English



Arbitration & ADR

Are recordings made without counterparty's consent admissible as evidence in arbitration?
China | 21 March 2019

It has long been disputed whether video or audio recordings can be admitted as evidence in arbitration where they are made without the counterparty's consent. Although the general attitude in this regard has become more relaxed, such private video and audio recordings are not an effective form of evidence, as the counterparty may dispute them for many reasons. Thus, in order for recordings to be accepted as evidence, a number of factors should be considered.