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Jean Ye



Ye Jean
Jean Ye



Jean has significant experience representing leading corporate clients, private equity and investment funds and financial institutions in respect of investment platforms formation, equity financings, M&As, disposals, co-investment transactions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Her practice covers a wide range of industries with a particular focus on the real estate sector. Jean has worked in Allen & Overy's Shanghai office since 2007.

Jean has a Magister Juris degree (Distinction) from Oxford University and an LLM degree from New York University. Jean is qualified in China and the state of New York, and fluent in both English and Mandarin.

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indian cityscape at night

News: 18 FEBRUARY 2021

A&O India Group maintains top ranking for foreign law firm in India

LONDON – Allen & Overy’s India Group practice has maintained its position as a Tier 1 Foreign Firm in India, by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021.   

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offshore wind farms with sunset

News: 15 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy advising Ørsted on its Polish offshore wind joint venture with PGE

London – A cross-border team from Allen & Overy has advised Ørsted on its agreement, signed and announced on 10 February 2021, to form a 50/50 joint venture with PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.…

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News: 01 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy continues to make gains with FTSE clients

In the Adviser Rankings 15th anniversary guide A&O is ranked 3rd for FTSE 100 with 23 clients, up from 17 in 2010, and A&O is one of only two magic circle firms to have grown their total stock market…

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Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Impact on the real estate market in China

How Covid-19 coronavirus will impact the real estate market in China is hard to predict. Here we explore the outlook, the steps that investors are taking to address virus exposures, and the measures…

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Corporate and M&A



Allen & Overy LLP Shanghai Representative Office (UK)
15F, Phase II, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong

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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2017

Qualified in China (non-practising), 2004 


LLM, New York University, 2016

MJur (Distinction), Oxford University, 2007

LLB, Shanghai International Studies University, 2004

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