Yi Xiang Associate

Speaks:  English, Mandarin

Qualified: 2019 - PRC Legal Professional Qualification

Primary office:  Guangzhou

Yi Xiang

Yi Xiang is an associate in our China corporate and commercial team based in Guangzhou. She has developed legal experience in general corporate, merger and acquisitions, general banking and aviation finance, and has advised numerous private sector clients in various transactions. Her in-depth legal knowledge and extensive cross-border transaction experience help the client in optimizing business structure and mitigating legal risks. Yi is fluent in English and Mandarin.


  • Acted for syndicated lenders in an acquisition finance transaction with both onshore and offshore security packages.
  • Acted for a major domestic airline company in its free-trade-zone leasing restructuring transactions involving various financing structures.
  • Acted for a domestic leasing company in the sale and purchase transaction in respect of aircraft operated by foreign airlines.
  • Acted for a domestic company in the due diligence of foreign airlines for the acquisition transaction.
  • Advised a leading payment company on a number of financial regulatory issues in China, including foreign exchange control, data protection, cybersecurity etc.
  • Advising a leading e-commerce service provider on its operation of online platforms in China in line with PRC laws and regulations.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Career
      December 2020
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2019

    • Education
      June 2019
      Fudan University, LL.B.
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, PRC Legal Professional Qualification
    • Career
      Baker & McKenzie LLP, Legal Assistant
  • 2018

    • Career
      Baker & McKenzie LLP, Legal Intern