Overview

Raymond Yang is a senior associate in the Hong Kong office of Mayer Brown.

Raymond is also a PRC qualified lawyer and has extensive experience in advising clients on PRC laws in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters, including Inbound and Outbound M&A, General Corporate, Real Estate and Construction, International Trade, Insolvency and Liquidation and etc. Being participant of training schemes for young Chinese lawyers, Raymond worked as visiting lawyer in the leading law firms and barrister's chambers in London (2008-2009) and Australia (2010) respectively.

Raymond now focuses his practice in the areas of international arbitration and litigation, and is experienced in acting for both Chinese and international clients in a broad spectrum of cross-border arbitration and litigation cases.

Raymond speaks Mandarin, English and Cantonese.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Experience

  • Acted for a group of BVI companies in a CIETAC arbitration concerning a Sino-foreign cooperative expressway project, and also advised the clients in the following court proceedings for enforcement of the arbitral award rendered by the tribunal.
  • Acted for a Japanese listed company in a CIETAC arbitration in a claim against a Chinese company in relation to international contract for sale of equipments and services.
  • Advised a Macanese company in CIETAC arbitration proceedings as well as insolvency proceedings in the PRC courts involving Sino-foreign joint venture disputes.
  • Acted for a Chinese company in CIETAC arbitration proceedings and advised the client on the recognition and enforcement of the arbitral award in Europe.
  • Acted for a Chinese company in an ad hoc arbitration in Hong Kong concerning joint venture disputes with a US listed company. The arbitration is conducted under UNCITRAL Rules.
  • Acted for a Chinese company in an HKIAC administered arbitration concerning disputes over technology license agreement.
  • Advised a Chinese company against an Indian supplier in LMAA arbitration proceedings concerning disputes arising from international contract for sale of iron ores.

Education

The University of Hong Kong, Master of Common Law

Melbourne Law School, Diploma

SOAS, University of London, Diploma

Hebei University of Economics and Business, LLB

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • PRC

Memberships

  • Editorial board member, China Construction Law Review