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Sarah Yu
|Senior Associate

Sarah is a corporate and commercial lawyer based in Shanghai with experience in transactions involving Asia and Australia. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, setting up new business, capital raising, corporate and strategic advice, and corporate governance.

A key focus of her practice is advising foreign investors on structuring investments in China and providing ongoing legal support to joint ventures and wholly foreign-owned enterprises. Her corporate clients include multi-national corporations with interests in a range of industries in China, including real estate, energy and resource development.

Sarah is also a skilled adviser on employment law matters. She has assisted multinational companies to resolve complex workforce-related issues arising from mergers and acquisitions, liquidations or group re-organizations, such as employee transfers and large-scale redundancies for example, to negotiate employee settlement plans, and in employee collective litigation.

Before joining Minter Ellison, Sarah worked with another top tier Australian firm and with domestic law firms in Shanghai. She is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Qualifications

  • LLM, LLM, LLB

Admissions

  • CHI
2014