Weishi accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ main areas both as sole and junior counsel, with a particular focus on commercial litigation, banking and insolvency, consumer finance, product liability, personal injury, and property.
Weishi graduated with an MA in Law from St John’s College, University of Cambridge and the BCL from Lincoln College, University of Oxford.
Before joining chambers, Weishi completed pupillage at a leading commercial set. Prior to pupillage, she was the main research assistant on the electronic trade documents project in the Commercial and Common Law team of the Law Commission of England and Wales. She also worked as a casework volunteer at Advocate.
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Weishi has considerable experience in a broad range of commercial disputes. During pupillage, she advised on misrepresentation, frustration and force majeure clauses, partial failure of consideration, penalty clauses, exclusion and no oral modification clauses, estoppel, mitigation, and damages.
Banking and Insolvency
Weishi is developing a practice in banking and insolvency. During pupillage, she gained experience in claims under the Insolvency Act 1986, freezing orders, directors’ duties, agency, and unfair prejudice petitions.
Weishi is regularly instructed as sole counsel on a broad range of consumer finance disputes. Weishi has advised and appeared in cases involving the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Weishi has appeared in a broad range of property law disputes as sole counsel, including landlord and tenant disputes, mortgage possessions, and boundary disputes.
Weishi has experience in a broad range of arbitration matters (particularly LCIA and LMAA) from pupillage, including anti-suit injunctions and applications under sections 18 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
Weishi has experience in a range of personal injury matters and welcomes instructions both as sole counsel and as part of a team.
Weishi welcomes instructions on employment matters and has assisted members of chambers in disputes concerning garden leave and holiday pay.
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- Government Legal Department, Junior Junior scheme (12/03/2023 to 11/03/2027)
- M Goldby and W Yang, “Solving the possession problem: An examination of the Law Commission’s proposals on electronic trade documents”  Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 605
- S McKeering and W Yang, “Electronic trade documents: a way forward” (2021) 7 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 497
- W Yang, “The Possession of Electronic Trade Documents” (2021) Oxford Property Law Blog
- Digital assets: electronic trade documents (2021) Law Commission Consultation Paper No 254
- BPTC, BPP University
- BCL, University of Oxford (Lincoln College)
- MA (Hons) Law, University of Cambridge (St John’s College)
- Cynthia Terry Scholarship, Gray’s Inn
- McMahon Studentship, University of Cambridge (St John’s College)
- McAulay Scholarship, University of Cambridge
- James William Squire Scholarship, University of Cambridge (St John’s College)
- College Prize, University of Cambridge (St John’s College)
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Regulated by the Bar Standards Board.