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Yi Yi Wu
|Partner and Chief Representative

Yi Yi Wu heads up MinterEllison’s Shanghai office. With more than two decades in practice, she is an accomplished corporate lawyer with rich international, Australian and China experience.

Yi Yi specialises in corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, corporate finance, employment and real estate. As a former Intercontinental Hotel Group in-house counsel, Yi Yi has particular strength in the hotel management and franchise sectors.

She is a PRC and Australian qualified lawyer with significant on the ground experience in Asia having practised in both China and Australia for a number of years.

Yi Yi has acted for multinational corporations in China, Australia and other countries as well as Chinese state-owned and private companies on their overseas investment projects. These projects span automobile, chemical, mining and resources, ports, education, express services, gas station, hotel management and development, banking, residential and property, and wool processing.

Yi Yi is fluent in English, Mandarin and the Shanghai dialect and is an Australian accredited professional English/Chinese translator.

She is a published author on legal issues in China and Australia and frequent speaker on Chinese law and business practice.

Kajima Australia aquisition of Cockram Construction

Advised Kajima Australia on its majority acquisition of construction group, Cockram Construction in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China, India and other countries in Asia.

China Eastern Airlines joint venture with CAE Inc. - CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Melbourne

Advised China Eastern Airlines in relation to a joint venture with CAE Inc. under which China Eastern has acquired a 50% shareholding in CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Melbourne.