Yang Zhengyu is now a partner at Grandall Law Firm, specialised in the fields of commercial dispute resolution and corporate restructuring. Yang has undertaken the reorganisation of various financial institutions, listed companies and large-scale enterprises, such as Jinxin Trust LLC, Xianyang Pianzhuan Co Ltd, Greencool Companies, Cangzhou Chemical Ind Co Ltd and Huayin International Trust LLC. Yang worked in the Second Civil Tribunal of the Supreme People’s Court as a presiding judge for more than 20 years. During his term of office, Yang heard over 600 cases in the fields of contracts, debts, guarantees, torts, corporate matters and bankruptcy with total amounts at issue over over 200 billion yuan. Yang has participated in the drafting of the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on the Application of the Civil Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China, Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on the Application of the Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China, Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on the Application of Law in the Hearing of Cases of Disputes over Financial Leasing Contracts and other judicial interpretations. Yang also participated in the drafting of the United Nations Model Law on cross-border insolvency. Yang is an expert in the research of application of commercial practice rules in commercial arbitration sponsored by the China University of Political Science and Law.

Yang is also an arbitrator for many arbitration institutions, including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC).