When American Kim Lee launched a high-profile divorce case against her celebrity Chinese husband Li Yang, it quickly became one of the biggest story’s of the year. Kim Lee’s brave pursuit of justice put long ignored issues like domestic violence under the spotlight – inspiring millions of Chinese women in the process. AustCham Beijing’s Luke Pegrum spoke with Kim Lee’s lawyer, Minghang Law’s Lianfeng Qi, to get the inside story on the trial, and what it means for future cases. Lianfeng Qi covered everything from the place of marriage in modern China, to the legal status of domestic violence, and even offered some wise words of advice for foreign-Chinese couples thinking of taking the next step in their relationship.
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Lianfeng Qi’s book reccomendation can be found here: Dong Zhou Lie Guo Zhi
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