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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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Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Webinar: European Green Deal – changes to look out for and impact of Covid-19 on timeline

Environmental issues, and in particular climate change, remain high on the agenda as Europe and other regions seek to "build back greener" in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar focused on…

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Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

Fintech M&A: The future of dealmaking post Covid-19 coronavirus

After a run of high-value deals at the start of the year, fintech M&A has slowed to a trickle. What will dealmaking look like in the future?

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News: 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy to host inaugural virtual APAC Corporate Academy

Series of five webinars provides mid-level M&A/corporate counsel with insight into regional trends and best practice in M&A transactions.

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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, September 2004


LLM, New York University, 2016

MJur (Distinction), Oxford University, 2007

LLB, Shanghai International Studies University, 2004

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