Vivien Yang

Vivien Yang

Partner and Head of Energy East Asia, Addleshaw Goddard

Vivien has more than 17 years of experience advising clients in oil and gas, LNG and power related transactions, and is a well-recognized expert in the region. Vivien has led work in matters arising out of 34 countries across the Greater China Area, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Central Asia, Russia, Australia, Europe and North and South America. Her clients include international and Asian (mainly Chinese, Indians and Koreans) state-owned and private companies, Hong Kong listed companies and private equity funds.

Professional Background

Vivien is qualified in New York and Texas and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. She is fluent in Mandarin, English, and French.


Vivien was also named “Leading Lawyer” by IFLR 1000 (2014-16) in Energy and Infrastructure, and shortlisted for “Best in Energy and Natural Resources” at Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards (2015-16).


Vivien will be speaking at the Asia Pacific Energy Assembly 2021, taking place online on 20 – 22 April 2021. Find out more here.