HHP Partner Awarded The A-List 2020 China’s Top 100 Lawyers by CBLJ
China Business Law Journal published the A-List 2020 - China’s top 100 lawyers recently. HHP Partner, Mr. Yao RAO, is on the A-list. To understand the clients’ ideas about what it takes to become an outstanding lawyer in China-related business, the editorial team of China Business Law Journal has sought answers from a large number of professionals, mainly experienced in-house counsel and corporate managers. Based on the feedback from clients and extensive editorial research, China Business Law Journal has compiled the list of 100 top private practice lawyers from Chinese firms and 100 lawyers from foreign firms in China for China-related business.
Yao Rao’s main practice areas encompass Corporate and M&A, FDI, Labor and Employment, Compliance, and Construction.
Yao has been providing long term legal services to multinational companies in China, especially specialized in providing solutions for their M&As in the highly regulated industries, as well as setting up their foreign-invested companies or other commercial presences in China. Yao has developed an extensive practice in cross-border transactions and has assisted many Chinese enterprises in their outbound investments including M&A and complicated construction projects. Yao’s specializations also include comprehensive labor law and corporate law matters, including consultation in the areas of data protection, commercial contract, compliance, competition, tax, foreign exchange, customs, environmental protection and anti-monopoly.
He has been listed on the National Thousand Talent Program of Foreign-related Lawyers by the Ministry of Justice since 2019, and has been endorsed by the following legal directories as:
- Ranked lawyer in Corporate/M&A and Commercial Law by Chambers Asia Pacific,
- Ranked lawyer in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global,
- Leading Lawyer in Corporate M&A, Construction & Real Estate, and Labor & Employment by Asialaw Profiles,
- Highly Regarded Lawyer in M&A, healthcare and mining by IFLR 1000,
- The A-List China’s Top 100 Lawyers by China Business Law Journal, and
- Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers by Asian Legal Business
The A-List is based on extensive research conducted by China Business Law Journal. To identify the top 100 lawyers for China practice, the editorial team has turned to thousands of in-house counsels in China and around the world, as well as partners at Chinese and international law firms, and asked them to tell which lawyers should make the cut. Nearly 2,000 nominations were received from in-house counsel, business leaders and lawyers. The final list reflects the nominations received combined with the China Business Law Journal editorial team’s years of collective experience in documenting and analysing China’s legal market.