Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang

Managing partner, Beijing East IP Law Firm
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Yan Zhang is a partner in Sidley Austin’s global arbitration, trade and advocacy practice, based in Hong Kong. She focuses her practice on acting for clients in international commercial arbitration under various institutional and ad hoc rules. Yan also has a decade of experience as an international transactional lawyer practising in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai, having advised private equity funds and multinational companies in M&A and other corporate transactions.

Yan has been ranked in various legal publications for her work, including Chambers Global: China Dispute Resolution/Arbitration, Chambers Greater China Region (Dispute Resolution/Arbitration), Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 – International Arbitration, and was shortlisted as a Commercial Arbitration Lawyer of the Year for IFLR’s Women in Business Law APAC Awards 2022. In addition to her work as counsel, Yan also sits as an arbitrator.

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