Han Kun partner Yang Han honored among LegalOne's Blue Ribbon 2024: Highly recommended 15 for business crime and criminal compliance

June, 2024 - Beijing, Mainland China

On June 21, renowned legal directory LegalOne announced its "Blue Ribbon 2024 (China): Highly recommended 15 for business crime and criminal compliance" to recognize lawyers who have achieved outstanding success in key and prominent areas of the local legal services market over the past year. Han Kun partner Ms. Yang Han was named to the list.

Ms. Yang has extensive practical experience in criminal defense and representations, administrative hearings, administrative and criminal reporting, handling of criminal, civil and administrative intersectional cases, administrative and criminal compliance for corporate, family and personal legal risks, enterprise control right disputes, and crisis response, among others.

Before joining Han Kun Law Offices, Han's legal career spanned two decades and included work in the Beijing People's Procuratorate system and private practice with King & Wood Mallesons, where she became a partner. Ms. Yang can manage comprehensive cases and is proficient in handling major, difficult, and complex matters relating to corporate and individual legal issues. Ms. Yang provides a full range of criminal and legal compliance services for enterprises and individuals. She has extensive experience in crisis management, such as surprise investigations and suspected criminal matters, and has provided legal services to several Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs in connection with compliance reviews, response plans, and litigation derivative issues.

Ms. Yang previously served as an invited expert for a ministerial department, a member of an expert thinktank and visiting professor at the China Behavioral Law Society, a senior seminar lecturer at Peking University Law School, and a part-time instructor at the China Academy of Social Sciences. Han is also a specialist in the third-party compliance mechanism for enterprises in Beijing and Hubei Province, Huangshi City and Xiangyang City, in Hubei Province, and Quzhou City, in Zhejiang Province; a certified enterprise compliance specialist for the China Small and Medium Enterprises Association; and a drafter of the standards for Effectiveness Evaluations for Enterprise Compliance Management Systems.

Ms. Yang has been recognized several times by authoritative global legal rating guides, recognized as one of the "Top 15 Rising Lawyers" by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in 2021, recognized as a "Next Generation Partner" in the area of Regulatory and Compliance by The Legal 500 for five consecutive years in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024, and recognized as a "Special Recommended 15 China Lawyer" in the area of Commercial Crime and Criminal Compliance by LEGALBAND in 2024.

LegalOne is an independent global research company that provides evaluations and exclusive reviews of commercial deals, dispute cases, and intellectual property matters submitted by legal and business professionals worldwide, as well as honors individual experts based on their ability and experience in solving real-world problems. Adhering to LegalOne's philosophy of "focusing on the practical skills and experience of professionals," the selection process for this award involves a thorough assessment, which incorporates a range of factors based on the submission as well as the practical abilities demonstrated by the participating lawyers in real case scenarios.