Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns High Marks in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

December 04, 2018
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

ALMATY, ASTANA, BEIJING, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, TOKYO, December 4, 2018: Morgan Lewis has earned 12 practice rankings and 19 individual lawyer rankings across 24 categories in the newly released Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 directory. The firm’s recognition spans several countries, including China, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, and Singapore.

This year, Morgan Lewis attained four new practice rankings and received the highest ranking of Band 1 in three practice areas. Four Morgan Lewis lawyers also secured Band 1 rankings in five practice areas.

NEW PRACTICE RANKINGS FOR 2019

China*

  • Employment: PRC Law (International Firms)
  • Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)

Singapore*

  • Construction
  • Investment Funds: Domestic

BAND 1 PRACTICE RANKINGS

Japan

  • Investment Funds

Kazakhstan

  • Corporate & Finance
  • Energy & Natural Resources

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE RANKINGS

China

  • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)

Singapore

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

BAND 1 LAWYER RANKINGS

  • K. Lesli Ligorner: Employment: PRC Law (International Firms), China
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan; Energy & Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Christopher Wells: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers, Japan
  • Wai Ming Yap: Gaming & Gambling, Asia-Pacific Region

ADDITIONAL LAWYER RANKINGS

  • Guan Feng Chen: Banking & Finance (International Firms) (Expertise Based Abroad), Indonesia; Banking & Finance: International, Singapore; Restructuring/Insolvency: International, Singapore
  • Daniel Chia: Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Singapore
  • Tomoko Fuminaga: Investment Funds: Bengoshi, Japan
  • Maurice Hoo: Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China
  • Justyn Jagger: Insurance, Singapore
  • Suet-Fern Lee: Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Todd Liao: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms), China
  • K. Lesli Ligorner: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms), China
  • Sin Teck Lim: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Bernard Lui: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Edwin Luk: Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms), China
  • Joo Khin Ng: Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Wendy Tan: Shipping: Domestic: Litigation, Singapore
  • Carol Tsuchida: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers, Japan
  • Wai Ming Yap: Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Daniel Yong: Investment Funds: Domestic, Singapore
  • Ning Zhang: Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms), China

*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.