Boutique firm Han Yi expands cap mkt practice with hire from C&F

Shanghai-headquartered boutique firm Han Yi Law Offices has hired Chen Liang as partner from Commerce & Finance Law Offices. Chen, who also has working experiences with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Haiwen & Partners, and a Nasdaq-listed Chinese TMT company as its chief compliance officer and general counsel, will continue her practice in both Shanghai and Beijing.

According to Han Yi, Chen has helped multiple PRC companies get listed on the U.S. and Hong Kong stock markets and is very experienced in PE and VC deals with a particular focus on biotech, big data, semiconductor and pet industries. She also has firsthand experience with various regulatory compliance matters including antitrust review and FCPA-related corporate investigations.

Founded in 2004, Han Yi focuses on PE/VC and M&A deals with a team of around 20 lawyers currently. “Chen will help grow the firm’s outbound IPO practice while in the meantime provide a strong support to our existing PE and VC client base,” says the firm in one press release.


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