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Morgan Lewis Earns High Rankings in 2021 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide

December 16, 2020

ALMATY, BEIJING, NUR-SULTAN, SINGAPORE, TOKYO, December 16, 2020: Morgan Lewis has earned 16 practice and 21 individual lawyer rankings in the newly released 2021 edition of the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide. The firm’s recognitions span several countries, including China, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, and Singapore.

This year, Morgan Lewis achieved four new practice rankings, recognizing the firm’s capabilities in investment management and corporate/M&A throughout the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, three Morgan Lewis lawyers earned Band 1 rankings in four practice areas.

NEW PRACTICE RANKINGS FOR 2021

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity

Singapore

  • Investment Funds: International

BAND 1 PRACTICE RANKINGS

Japan

  • Investment Funds        

Kazakhstan

  • Corporate & Finance    

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE RANKINGS

China  

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

Kazakhstan      

  • Energy & Natural Resources 

Singapore

  • 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
  • Ning Zhang: Corporate/M&A: China-Based (International Firms), China; Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China
  • Lesli Ligorner: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms), China
  • Maurice Hoo: Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China
  • Guan Feng Chen: Banking & Finance (International Firms), Indonesia; Banking & Finance: International, Singapore
  • Tomoko Fuminaga: Investment Funds: Bengoshi, Japan
  • Carol Tsuchida: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers, Japan
  • Bakhytzhan Kadyrov: Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan
  • Sin Teck Lim: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Bernard Lui: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore        
  • Joo Khin Ng: Capital Markets: Domestic, 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 & Bockius is a separate Hong Kong general partnership registered with The Law Society of Hong Kong. Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC is a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.