CYNTHIA YUAN – LLB, B Comm (Fin)
Consultant - Legal
Cynthia joined the Hetherington team in December 2018.
Cynthia graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. She is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at The College of Law and is due to be admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in mid-2019.
Prior to joining Hetherington, Cynthia gained experience in climate change litigation brought under Corporations and Competition Consumer legislation. She also has experience in energy policy, providing market-based regulatory advice to energy businesses and regulators as they face the energy transition.
Having worked on-the-ground in China at a global top-tier law firm, Cynthia also has experience facilitating cross-border mergers & acquisitions between Australia and China in the public infrastructure and renewables sectors. Coupled with her cross-cultural capabilities, Cynthia is well-equipped to assist Chinese stakeholders with their investment activities in the Australian mining sector.