Ernest Yang is a Partner based in DLA Piper's Hong Kong office. His main area of practice is in commercial litigation and arbitration, with particular focus on shipping and international trade. He is experienced in handling disputes covering areas such as sale of goods/trade and commodities, charterparties, ship sale and purchase, ship construction and cargo claims. Ernest writes and speaks regularly in Hong Kong and the PRC. He has authored/co-authored texts on International Arbitration, Evidence, International Trade and Charterparties. Ernest is also a guest lecturer for the Hong Kong University LLM course on Arbitration Practice.