About Leon Yee
Mr. Yee is recognized as a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 in t...
Mr. Yee is recognized as a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 in three categories: Banking and Finance - Local Firms , Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms and Corporate and M&A - Local Firms. He was also included in Asia's Brightest Young Legal Minds - Top 40 Under 40 - Asia Legal Business 2015.
Mr. Yee serves as an Independent Director of SGX-listed Federal International (2000) Ltd where he is the Chairman of both the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
He is a member of the Tan Kah Kee International Society and a Visiting Professor of Law at Jimei University, China. He is also the Honorary Legal Adviser to the Char Yong (Dabu) Clan Association. Further, he sits as the Chair and is also a Council fellow of Cambridge Alliance Centre. Mr. Yee also founded and chaired the Cambridge University Asian Lawyers Association.
Mr. Yee read Law at Christ's College, Cambridge on a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust scholarship where he graduated with Honours. He previously worked with a leading international law firm in their London & Singapore offices.
He is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a Solicitor of England and Wales.
•Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, Selvam LLC
•Featured in Shanghai boosts IP efforts, China Daily, April 22, 2015
•Co-author of The Code of Corporate Governance chapter in Woon's Corporations Law
•Singapore contributor for Getting the Deal Through - Corporate Governance
Honors and Awards
•Listed by IFLR 1000 as 2016 Leading Lawyer for Banking
•Listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 for Banking and Finance - Local Firms, Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms and Corporate and M&A - Local Firms
•Listed in Asia Legal Business' list of Asia's Brightest Young Legal Minds - Top 40 Under 40