Joan Yu > Kerman & Co > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kerman & Co

Work Department



Partner in Capital Markets and M&A. Joan’s practice includes a diverse range of corporate areas such as company flotations and secondary issues on both AIM and NEX, advice on the Takeover Code, reverse takeovers, cross-border scheme of arrangements on AIM, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advice. Joan has particular experience in advising UK and international companies in the natural resources sector.


Trained Kerman & Co; qualified 2002; partner 2007, consultant 2017.


Cantonese, conversational Mandarin.


Gumley House; University of London (BSc (Hons), Mathematics with Business Studies).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Mining and minerals

The natural resources team at London commercial and corporate firm Kerman & Co advises a mix of mining clients on public and private M&A, debt and equity financing, disputes and commercial contracts. The group, led by Peter Kohl, is especially strong with regards to transactions for companies quoted on the Main Market and AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. Una Deretic and Joan Yu are also key names.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Kerman & Co acts for companies involved in transactions in a large number of jurisdictions across the world, particularly in Africa and Asia. Peter Kohl‘s group has a strong reputation in the oil and gas sector, particularly in emerging markets, where it represents both private and public sector clients. Una DereticJoan Yu and experienced litigator John Evans are also key names to note.