Yi is a counsel at De Brauw’s Corporate M&A practice. He is experienced in general corporate and M&A matters, with specialisation in complex M&As, joint ventures and carve-out transactions. Prior to joining De Brauw, Yi practised law at both US and Chinese law firms in China.

Drawing on his diverse practice background, Yi is highly valued for his experience in cross-border transactions, in particular transactions involving Chinese companies.

Yi received his LL.M. degrees from New York University and National University of Singapore. Yi is admitted to practice in California, U.S.A. and holds the Chinese lawyer qualification.


  • Profession

    Attorney at law, admitted to the California Bar in 2009, Qualified Chinese lawyer

  • Languages

    English, Chinese

  • Education

    New York University School of Law

    National University of Singapore

    Jilin University

  • Additional positions

    Guest lecturer Joint Venture at Utrecht University

    Guest lecturer M&A at Leiden University

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