Ian Yeo is a partner in the Financial Services Practice, based in the London office. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a general banking lawyer. His practice is wide ranging, including syndicated lending, real estate finance, emerging markets finance, acquisition finance and restructuring. A significant part of his work is international in nature, often involving structuring complex financing transactions in challenging jurisdictions.
As well as working in London, Ian has practised law in Frankfurt, Singapore and Moscow.
Ian has been recognised in both Chambers and The Legal 500 as a banking and finance expert, particularly in relation to emerging markets finance and acquisition finance. In Chambers 2018, Ian was listed as a leading individual for Banking and Finance: Lenders and praised for being technically “very good”. In The Legal 500 2018, Ian was ranked as a tier 1 leading individual for Emerging Markets Finance and was described as a “sharpshooter and quick thinker”.