Tel: +86 21 5047 3330
Corporate and M&A; Compliance; Construction; Labour and employment
Yao specializes in providing legal advice to multinational companies in China, especially for M&As in highly regulated industries such as medical and healthcare, food and beverage, construction and mining. Yao also assists many Chinese enterprises in outbound investments including M&A and construction projects.
Yao has extensive experience in comprehensive labour law matters. He also represents a great number of multinational companies in setting up their various commercial presences in China, and provides consultation in the areas of commercial contract, compliance, construction, competition, tax, foreign exchange, customs, environmental protection and anti-monopoly.
Yao has also been selected by the MOJ as one of the National 1000 Outstanding Foreign-Related Lawyers in China. He is ranked in commercial law and corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Asia-Pacific, awarded Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers by ALB and Leading Lawyer in corporate and M&A, Construction and Labour by Asialaw Profiles. Yao serves as a board member of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide and co-chair of Meritas Asia-Pacific.