Skip to content

Wayne Lee



Lee Wayne
Wayne Lee



Wayne has significant legal experience advising corporate clients, private equity and investment funds on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and investment transactions in Asia. He advises clients on a wide range of international transactions across public and private M&As, leveraged buyouts, minority and strategic investments, business disposals, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Wayne speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.


News & insights

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…

Read more

Publications: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: points to consider on M&A transactions

As coronavirus (Covid-19), spreads across the world, it has been widely reported that some companies are looking to suspend or terminate their contractual commitments. Factory closures, port and…

Read more

Publications: 26 JULY 2019

Investing in China: opportunities and challenges coexist

At a time when U.S.-China trade tensions are being reported as having a dramatic impact on the global economy, China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that the actual use of foreign capital in…

Read more
China removes barriers

Publications: 26 JULY 2019

China removes more barriers to market entry

The pledge by President Xi at the G20 Summit in Osaka that China would continue to liberalise market access has seen immediate progress in the form of a new update to the Catalogue of Encouraged…

Read more



Corporate and M&A



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

View office →



Admited as attorney, New York, 2007

Admitted as solicitor, Victoria, Australia, 2000


B. Com. (Hons), LLB, The University of Melbourne, 1998

Fraudulent emails

Please note there is a known inheritance related fraud/scam currently using the Allen & Overy brand and Wayne Lee’s name.

More information on fraud using the Allen & Overy brand can be found here.