Mona Yip

Mona Yip

Senior Associate


Hong Kong SAR

Mona's practice focuses on supporting clients on M&A, strategic projects and investments in cross-border transactions.

Mona has an extensive experience advising in cross-border M&A, private equity investments, joint ventures, privatisation and international business reorganisations and restructurings. She advises multinational corporate clients, private equity funds and investment banks in APAC and Greater China transactions.


Representative matters

Stellantis N.V. on its EUR1.5 billion investment to acquire a 20% stake in Zhejiang Leapmotor Technology and the creation of an industry-first global joint venture for the manufacturing, distribution and sale of NEVs. Awarded M&A Deal of the Year, IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2024 and International Legal Awards 2024.

Maersk on the USD3.6bn acquisition of LF Logistics. Awarded M&A Deal of the Year, IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2023 and ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2022.

Vitality Group, a leading global insuretech platform, on the establishment of a new pan-Asian digital health technology platform in partnership with AIA.

CICC as financial adviser in the proposed privatisation of Dali Foods Group by Rongshi International by way of a scheme of arrangement.



Admitted as a solicitor, Hong Kong, 2017

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2023


Masters in Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2020

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), The University of Hong Kong, 2015

LLB, The University of Hong Kong, 2014 (including exchange at Cornell Law School)

BBA (Law), The University of Hong Kong, 2012


Chinese (Cantonese), English, Chinese (Mandarin)
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.