Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns High Rankings in 2020 Edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

ALMATY, BEIJING, HONG KONG, NUR-SULTAN, SINGAPORE, TOKYO, December 9, 2019: Morgan Lewis has earned 12 practice rankings and 22 individual lawyer rankings in the 2020 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. The firm’s recognitions span several countries, including China, Japan, Kazakhstan, and Singapore.

This year, Morgan Lewis earned a new practice ranking, and moved into higher bands in two categories. Three Morgan Lewis lawyers also secured Band 1 rankings in four practice areas.

New Practice Ranking for 2020


  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)

Band 1 Practice Rankings


  • Investment Funds


  • Corporate & Finance

Additional Practice Rankings


  • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  •  Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
  •  Employment: PRC Law (International Firms)
  •  Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)


  •  Energy & Natural Resources


  • Capital Markets: Domestic
  •  Corporate/M&A: Domestic
  •  Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  •  Investment Funds: Domestic

Band 1 Lawyer Rankings

  • Lesli Ligorner: Employment: PRC Law (International Firms), China
  •  Christopher Wells: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers, Japan
  •  Aset Shyngyssov: Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan; Energy & Natural Resources, Kazakhstan

Additional Lawyer Rankings

  • Wai Ming Yap: Gaming & Gambling, Asia-Pacific Region; Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Edwin Luk: Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms), China
  • Lesli Ligorner: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms), China
  • Maurice Hoo: Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China
  • Ning Zhang: Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China
  • Guan Feng Chen: Banking & Finance (International Firms), Indonesia; Banking & Finance: International, Singapore; Restructuring/Insolvency: International, Singapore
  • Tomoko Fuminaga: Investment Funds: Bengoshi, Japan
  • Carol Tsuchida: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers, Japan
  • Sin Teck Lim: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Bernard Lui: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Joo Khin Ng: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Suet-Fern Lee: Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Daniel Chia: Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Singapore
  • Joel Seow: Investment Funds: International, Singapore
  • Wendy Tan: Shipping: Domestic: Litigation, Singapore

*Our Beijing and Shanghai offices operate as representative offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. In Hong Kong, Morgan Lewis operates through Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which is a separate Hong Kong general partnership registered with The Law Society of Hong Kong as a registered foreign law firm operating in Association with Luk & Partners. Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC is a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.