Yi is a partner at De Brauw’s Corporate M&A practice. He is experienced in general corporate and M&A matters, specialising in private 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, Yi is highly valued for his experience in complex M&As and cross-border transactions. His Chinese background adds legal and cultural depth to transactions involving Chinese companies. In addition to his legal expertise, clients also prize Yi's financial skills, which help bridge the gaps across different M&A workstreams.
Yi received his LLM degrees from New York University and National University of Singapore. Yi is admitted to practice in California (US) and holds the Chinese lawyer qualification.
Yi's recent work includes representing and advising:
Attorney at law, admitted to the California Bar in 2009, Qualified Chinese lawyer
New York University School of Law
National University of Singapore
Guest lecturer Joint Venture at Utrecht University
Guest lecturer M&A at Leiden University
16 March 2023
8 September 2022
25 November 2021
18 August 2021
11 August 2021