Han Kun partner Ying Yang honored among LEGALBAND's 2023 Top 15 Female Lawyers

March, 2023 - Beijing, Mainland China

On March 7, 2023, renowned legal directory LEGALBAND announced its "2023 Client Choice: Top 15 Female Lawyers". The ranking celebrates 15 highly recommended female lawyers in mainland China. Han Kun partner Ying Yang was named to the list.

Reasons for selection: Ms. Yang is a highly reputable lawyer among corporate clients and renowned institutional investors for her exceptional representations in public and private equity investment, mergers and acquisitions, and other related transactions. Owing to her years of expertise and experience in the field of investments, financings, and capital markets, Ms. Yang adopts a holistic view of each transaction while attending to complicated issues involving various aspects of law with great patience and delicacy, leading her team to deliver quality and efficient services which have laid a solid foundation for her long-term representations of many corporate and institutional clients. She is also experienced in advising foreign-invested companies from the US, Europe, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong SAR, and other jurisdictions. "Ms. Yang is a responsible lawyer with a high sense of integrity and professionalism. She is an excellent and trustworthy lawyer. We have enjoyed working together and want this relationship to continue."

Lawyer profile: Ms. Yang joined Han Kun in February 2005. She specializes in public and private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign direct investment. She has assisted many high-tech enterprises in these transactions by designing deal structures and advising on restructuring and PRC law issues. She has also represented a large number of famous international and PRC funds in their private equity transactions in China. Ms. Yang's clients cover a wide variety of industry sectors including the Internet, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, semiconductor, enterprise services, consumer goods, and new retail. In addition, Ms. Yang has advised many multinationals on their direct investment and M&A transactions in China, with respect to issues such as the establishment of different types of foreign-invested enterprises, corporate structure design and restructuring, complicated asset acquisitions, as well as the analysis of developments of relevant PRC laws and policies.

Ms. Yang graduated from Peking University Law School with an LL.B. degree in 2003. Before joining Han Kun, Ms. Yang worked for Beijing Heng Shi Law Firm.