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Sewok Yang

Associate
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Sewok Yang is a senior associate of the Energy, Resources, Infrastructure and Corporate practice. Sewok has substantial experience in acting on various corporate and commercial matters, including acquisitions, joint venturing, development, operation and privatization of significant projects in the energy, resources and infrastructure industries.

Being born and raised in Japan, Sewok is native in both Japanese and English and focuses his practice on assisting Japanese clients with their investment and operation in Australia. He has also acted as an in-house counsel for Idemitsu Australia Resources in Australia and Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd in Japan.

Practice Focus

Sewok focuses on major transactions involving foreign investment, cross-border M&A, joint venture arrangements, project development, on-going operation and commodity and business sales of interests in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. He also focuses his practice on general corporate, contract and commercial matters and has particular experience advising Japanese companies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Queensland - Member

Admissions

  • High Court of Australia~Australia (2012)
  • Queensland~Australia (2011)

Education

  • Queensland University of Technology (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) (2011)
  • University of Queensland (LL.B.) (2010)

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese