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Jones Day announces nine winners of its 2022 International Legal Fellowship Award in China

The Firm has announced the winners of its 2022 International Legal Fellowship Award. Nine outstanding law students from top universities in China were chosen as recipients for this year's award, including students from Fudan University, China University of Political Science and Law, East China University of Political Science and Law, Peking University, Renmin University of China, and Tsinghua University.

Jones Day has presented the International Legal Fellowship Award for more than 20 years, rewarding hundreds of outstanding law students from more than ten universities in China. The program supports the winners' educational pursuits in the legal area of their choice.

"Jones Day has been making contributions to the development of the rule of law in China for many years, and is committed to cultivating the next generation of outstanding legal talent," said partner Jessie Tang. "In addition to the International Legal Fellowship Award, we are proud to be working with Peking University on the 'Peking University-Jones Day Global Legal Talent Development Program in China,' which aims to develop more lawyers in China and around the world."

"China's globalization requires more lawyers with a global view and knowledge of international law. We are very pleased to see so much potential from these fellowship winners," added Angel Huang, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Mainland China Offices. "We recognize and encourage these outstanding students through the fellowship award, in the hope that they will develop professionally as the rule of law progresses in China, and make meaningful contributions throughout their careers."

This year's winners are:

  • Jiarui Hao - Fudan University
  • Yuriko Harimoto - Peking University
  • Xinyi Hua - China University of Political Science and Law
  • Shuixingyun Liu - East China University of Political Science and Law
  • Wen Luo - Fudan University
  • Jiaqi Wang - Tsinghua University
  • Jiasi Xiong - China University of Political Science and Law
  • Xiaokun Yuan - Renmin University of China
  • Haotian Zhang - China University of Political Science and Law

"I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Jones Day and its fellowship program for their support and encouragement of Chinese law students. This honor will continue to inspire me to step out of my comfort zone and embrace new challenges, and to contribute to the progress of the rule of law in China," said fellowship winner Shuixingyun Liu.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.