In July 2021, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Dispute Resolution partner Han Yang was recognised as one of the 2021 ALB China Top 15 Rising Lawyers by Asian Legal Business (ALB) for her outstanding performance and wide client recognition.
Ms. Han specialises in criminal risk compliance service for corporate and individual clients, criminal litigation, cross cases between civil and criminal field/administrative and criminal field, competition of corporation control, crisis response, and wealth management, with particular expertise in finance, securities, intellectual property, taxation, environmental protection, listed company governance, and anti-commercial bribery. She is sophisticated in dealing with comprehensive cases, particularly major and complicated matters involving corporate and personal affairs. In addition, she has rich experience in handling major and high-profile cases involving duty crimes, smuggling and financial crimes. She has assisted many Fortune Global 500 companies, listed companies, financial institutions, related entrepreneurs and executives in responding to compliance review, crisis and relevant litigations. She is widely recognised by clients for helping them recover huge amount of economic losses.
"Thanks to ALB, my clients and colleagues for their recognition. Thanks to KWM for its vote of confidence! As a member of KWM Dispute Resolution group, I’m happy to see that we have been learning and improving our expertise and skills, in order to provide clients with the best solutions to maximise their legitimate rights and interests,” said Ms. Han, “Nowadays, the legal relationship among criminal, civil and administrative laws is becoming more and more complex. Litigators cannot secure a foothold by simply applying laws mechanically. Instead, they are required to evaluate commercial legal risks taking into account China's judicial practice, to realize their professional value. The honor I received today will encourage me and my team to take on more responsibilities and to contribute to the construction of rule of law in China. "
ALB China Rising Lawyers recognises 15 young lawyers across Mainland China who have the ambition, potential, outstanding performance and reputation to become future leaders in the industry.