Shaun Wu#5048

Shaun Wu

Partner, Paul Hastings
Shaun Wu is a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings and leads the international litigation practice in Greater China. He has extensive experience advising clients across the Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Wu is an accomplished litigator who “understands the dynamics of the market in China” and “is able to leverage that knowledge as part of his legal strategy for his clients” (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020). He is “very smart and communicative”, “authoritative”, with a “focus on clients’ concerns”, and has “won the total trust” of clients (Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020). Recognized as a “real strategist and problem solver”, Mr. Wu is regarded as an “excellent attorney with great attention to detail” (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019). He is “uniquely positioned in the market” and lauded as “the lawyer many people think of when they think of investigations and disputes in China” (Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2019).

Mr. Wu has acted in a range of international arbitration and cross-border litigation involving governments, state-owned enterprises, and multinational corporations involving U.S., U.K., Asia, and offshore court litigation and international arbitration under the UNCITRAL, ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, KCAB, JCAA, LCIA, and AAA/ICDR rules. These matters include corporate, M&A, joint venture, real estate, outbound investment, financial services, insolvency, debtor-creditor, and other commercial disputes.

Mr. Wu is a thought leader on dispute resolution in the Asia-Pacific. He has been invited by governments and industry groups to speak at conferences in Washington DC, New York City, Switzerland, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul, and is an author for leading publications.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author


  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators


  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • Attorney, New York
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong


  • University of Oxford: BA (Hons) (Jurisprudence); MA

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