People

Education

  • New York University Law School (LL.M.)
  • National Taiwan University(LL.B.)

Qualification

  • Certified Dealmaker, China Mergers & Acquisitions Association
  • Member of Taiwan Bar Association
  • New York Bar Examination Passed

Experience

  • Chambers & Partners Global Corporate/M&A Ranked Lawyer(2020)
  • Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Corporate/M&A Ranked Lawyer(2020)
  • Chambers & Partners - Corporate/M&A Ranked Lawyer (2018)
  • Member of Taiwan Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity CouncilMAPECT(2009-)
  • Attorney, Chen & Lin Attorneys-at-Law (2003)
  • Legal Specialist, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Attorneys-at-Law (2003)
  • Attorney, Chen & Lin Attorneys-at-Law (2000-2002)
  • Associate Attorney, Lee & Li Attorneys at Law (1998-2000)
  • Course on Security Management”, by National Youth Commission (1998.2-1998.5)
Publications
  • The Design, Application and Limitation of Terms of Preferred Shares (Angle Accounting Magazine, 38, February of 2021)
  • M&A Case Study – Ten M&A Lessons An Enterprise Must Take (MAPECT, May 2016)
  • Time to invest in Taiwan (China Law & Practice, Vol. 28 No. 1 January/February 2014)
  • On Basics of Laws and Policies of the Cross-Strait M&A” (Investment in Taiwan –in All Aspects of Making Investment by PRC Investors in Taiwan, August of 2012); Race to take advantage of new openness from Taiwan (China Law & Practice, Vol. 25 No. 2 March 2011)
  • Refrain from Price Forecasting While Recommending Specific Shares (Economics Daily News, February 8, 2005)
  • Liabilities for the False Statement in the Prospectus ( Economics Daily News, October 14, 2004)
  • Enactment of Securities Investment Trust Enterprises and Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises Law Strengthen the Function of the Association (Economic Daily News, September 21, 2004)
  • Enactment of Securities Investment Trust Enterprises and Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises Law brings new opportunities (Economic Daily News, September 14, 2004)
  • More Alternatives in Structuring M&A Transactions After Amendment of Business Merger and Acquisition Act (Economic Daily News, April 24, 2004)
  • On Basics of Deposit Agreement (The Law Monthly, Vol. 52, No.6, June 2001)
Profile

Ying-Yi Lee is a partner of Chen & Lin and specializes corporate and securities related laws.

Ying-Yi advises on a wide range of corporate transactions, including statutory or multiple steps of mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, leverage buy-out, tender offer, taking private, joint ventures, equity investments and complex restructuring transactions. She has represented sellers and buyers in domestic and cross-border deals and has advised clients including venture capital fund, private equity institutions and investors as well as both public and private companies. Multiple deals Ying-Yi handled have been awarded as deal of the year.

Ying-Yiʼs experience also spans a wide variety of securities law matters and has assisted companies in numerous securities transactions, including IPOs and, issuance of Depositary Receipts and Overseas Convertible Bond.

Ying-Yi attended the National Taiwan University, where she received a LLB degree and went to study in New York University Law School, where she received her LL.M degree in “Corporation Law” program.  Ying-Yi then passed the New York State bar exam and has also worked as a legal specialist in the Palo Alto headquarter of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in California, U.S.A.

Ying-Yi is now admitted to practice in Taipei and Kaohsiung.