Steve Yu is a co-founder of Osborne Clarke’s China Practice and oversees its operations. He has over a decade of managerial experience in leadership roles at major international firms.

With over 25 years of experience in cross-border transactions, Steve guides international corporate leaders on navigating business opportunities unique to the Chinese market and the wider Asian region. 

He provides high-level advice to international corporations regarding China's business and regulatory environment, including insights into market entry challenges, trading compliance, and risk control solutions. 

He is an award-wining expert in M&A and has designed some of China’s largest and most ground-breaking Sino-foreign joint ventures. In addition to his corporate practice, Steve advises high-tech and digital companies on strategic IP licensing, R&D and commercialization of IP rights. 

A recognized expert in corporate governance, he  sits on the supervisory board of two British-invested companies in China.

He received his LL.B. from NCUT in Beijing and his LL.M. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

"China's economic evolution presents unparalleled opportunities for global stakeholders. My passion is to help my clients explore these opportunities and thrive in tomorrow’s world."