New Beijing Partner

01 Mar 2012

Finance Partner Appointed in Beijing


International law firm Simmons & Simmons has continued the expansion of its China practice with the appointment of Yongmei Evers Cai as a Financial Markets partner in the Beijing office.

Yongmei was previously a partner at King & Wood Beijing. She has extensive experience advising international and Chinese insitutions, and specialises in banking, cross-border finance, derivatives, debt capital markets and real estate finance work.

Paul Li, Simmons & Simmons Country Head of China, said: “Ours is a growing practice in China, and Yongmei’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to China's financial institutions through the delivery of our international network to support their expanding needs as they continue to grow their business globally.”

Jonathan Hammond, Financial Institutions Sector Head at Simmons & Simmons, added: ''I am pleased to welcome Yongmei to our market leading Finance team. Alongside her extensive experience advising Chinese financial institutions, our international clients will benefit from her deep knowledge of financial products and their application in the context of China's constantly evolving regulatory regime.’’

Yongmei is a qualified PRC lawyer and was admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales in 2001.

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