Pro Bono & Professional Reputation Pro Bono

In addition to providing quality legal services to our clients, Han Yi, as a young professional service provider, has always been keen on and actively participating in all sorts of pro bono work for the benefit of the general public. We always encourage our lawyers to undertake pro bono work by providing free legal services to those in need. In addition, Han Yi has since its establishment been committing to supporting those who have lost their homes in various natural disasters, the handicapped community, school children from underprivileged families as well as the NGOs focused on promotion of general social welfare and environmental protection. As part of our consistent pursuit, we cherish the value and philosophy of “helping the disadvantaged and rewarding the society” as part of our professional life.

Professional Reputation

Driven by our core values, Han Yi is committed to providing professional and efficient legal services to its clients and consistently endeavors to pursue professional excellence. The firm has a proven track record of structuring and executing innovative and complex cross-border private equity and venture capital investment deals and M&A deals involving buyouts, follow-on acquisitions, IPOs, and trade sales, among others.

With our lawyers’ collective efforts, our quality legal service and outstanding performance have been recognized by various prestigious ranking institutions. Han Yi was awarded the “Model Unit in Judicial System of Shanghai” by Shanghai Justice Bureau in its very year of establishment and over the years the firm and its lawyers have been consistently ranked high by many professional ranking agencies as Chambers & Partners and Asian Legal Business especially in the practice areas of PE/VC investments and M&A transactions, including, among others:

Private Equity - China Buyout: Highly Recommended Firm 

Chambers & Partners (2009 - 2024)

Private Equity - China Buyout: Eminent Practitioner, Band 1 Lawyer, Band 5 Lawyer & Rising Lawyer

Chambers & Partners (2009 - 2024)

Shortlisted for Chamber’s Client Service Award of 2024 for China 

Chambers & Partners (2024)

China Private Equity - Recommended Firm 

IFLR1000 (2019 - 2024)

China Private Equity - Recognized Firm & Leading Individuals 

The Legal 500 (2018 - 2024)

China M&A Rankings - Notable Firm 

IFLR1000 (2019 - 2023)

China Private Equity - Leading Firm & Lawyer 

Legal Media 360 (2022)

The A-List Top 100 PRC Lawyers 

China Business Law Journal (2021)

ALB China Firms to Watch 

Asian Legal Business (2016 & 2018)

M&A Rankings - Notable PRC Firm 

Asian Legal Business (2017)

China Business Law Awards - Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences; Private Equity & Venture Capital 

China Business Law Journal (2017)

PRC Private Equity and Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year 

China Business Law Journal (2014)

Boutique M&A Law Firm of China 

Global Law Experts (2013)

Boutique M&A Law Firm of China 

Corporate INTL Magazine (2013)

Emerging Firm of the Year for China 

Chambers & Partners (2011)

Asia’s Leading PE & VC Law Firms - Leading Boutique Firm 

Asian Legal Business (2009 - 2011)

Private Equity Deal of the Year Award 

China Law & Practice (2010)