Yang Wan

Yang Wan

Business Development Adviser


+31 20 605 64 37
+31 6 1025 3735

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Yang Wan is specialised in corporate law, international trading and investments, in particular foreign direct investments and M&A in the Netherlands. Since joining Houthoff in 2014, Yang Wan has been mostly engaged in large China-related projects in the Netherlands. Before her joining Houthoff, Yang Wan worked in the European Union‘s Judicial Cooperation Unit at Den Haag and a Dutch law firm in the Netherlands. Yang holds the Chinese bar qualification certificate.

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. European Law, International Commercial Law (Leiden University)
  • LL.B. Law (Beijing Normal University) 
  • Houthoff advised BGI Genomics Co., Ltd. on all Dutch-law aspects in connection with its successful IPO at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. BGI is a leading gene sequencing firm, offering a wide portfolio of genetic testing products across major diseases, enabling medical providers and patients worldwide to realise the promise of genomics-based diagnostics and personalised healthcare.
  • Houthoff advised Yealink Network Technology Corp Ltd on the Dutch law aspects of its successful IPO on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Founded in 2001, Yealink is a leading global unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider that primarily offers video conferencing systems and voice communication solutions.
  • Advised China Construction Bank on the setting up of its Amsterdam branch. This Dutch branch of China Construction Bank is under the management of China Construction Bank (Europe) S.A., which is located in Luxembourg.
  • Advised Xiamen Airlines on the setting up of its Amsterdam office. It is an important milestone for its international development as the Xiamen - Amsterdam route is the first intercontinental route for Xiamen Airlines.
  • Houthoff advised Xinhuanet.com in all Dutch-law aspects in connection with its successful IPO at the Shanghai stock exchange. Established in 1997, Xinhuanet.com is a comprehensive news and information service-oriented website with Xinhua News Agency as its sponsor.