About Leon Yee
Mr. Yee is regarded as one of Asia Pacific's Leading Lawyers by the International Financia...
Mr. Yee is regarded as one of Asia Pacific's Leading Lawyers by the International Financial Law Review 1000. He was also recognised as an AsiaLaw Leading Lawyer in the area of Corporate Governance. He 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
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 (Banking and Finance - Local Firms, Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms and Corporate and M&A - Local Firms)
Asia's Brightest Young Legal Minds - Top 40 Under 40 - Asia Legal Business
Leon Yee demonstrates tireless effort - Legal 500 2013 Edn
Leading Lawyer (Banking & Finance) - IFLR1000 2016, 2015, 2014
Leading Lawyer (Corporate M&A) - Asialaw Profiles, 2015
Leon Yee has strong corporate experience - Legal 500 2013 Edn.
Leading Lawyer (Corporate Governance) - Asialaw 2013
Recommended Lawyer (Corporate & M&A, Projects & Energy) - Legal 500 2013
Banking & Finance Practice head Leon Yee is recommended - Legal 500 2012 Edn.
Leon Yee handles complex capital markets transactions - Legal 500 2012 Edn.
Legal 500 2010/2011 Edn. commends Leon Yee's sharp business acumen and collaborative approach
Honors & 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
•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