Emil Ford Lawyers

Yumi Guo

Image 1
LLB (China) LLM (USYD) — Paralegal

Fluent in Mandarin and English, Yumi plans to build her career as a lawyer at Emil Ford. She is currently focused on the development of Chinese client relationships in Australia. Yumi commenced her legal career in China in 2007, after graduating from Jinan University with a Bachelor of Laws degree. She subsequently worked for a local civil law firm in Shenzhen China for two years. 

Since coming to Australia, Yumi has graduated with a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney in 2012. After graduation, Yumi worked at Asia-Pacific Legal Centre in IBM Sydney and gained experience in international trading contracts between China and Australia. She has a keen interest in developing long-term Australian-Chinese business relationships and the importance of understanding Chinese culture for companies’ business growth in Australia.

She also has extensive experience in research portfolios within the University of Sydney and Monash University (Melbourne). 

Yumi is currently completing her final year of the Juris Doctor at the University of Sydney. 

Suite 4 Level 5
580 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: +61 2 9267 9800
Fax: +61 2 9283 2553