Press Release

Morgan Lewis Practices, Lawyers Earn Top-Tier Recognition in 2017 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide

November 15, 2016

SINGAPORE, November 15, 2016: Morgan Lewis has received 12 practice rankings and 17 individual lawyer recommendations, including three Leading Individual distinctions, in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific annual guide.

The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria judged predominantly by corporate counsel looking to identify select firms that offer some of the most cutting-edge and innovative counsel to clients around the world.

The firm earned a new ranking in the 2017 guide’s China: Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms category. Partners Suet-Fern Lee, Wai Ming Yap, and Christopher Wells received Leading Individual designations in 2017, which are exclusively reserved for only those lawyers singled out for distinguished recognition by corporate counsel.

Practice Recognition:

  • Banking and Finance: International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Banking and Finance: Local Firms
  • Capital Markets: Local Firms
  • China: Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms
  • Construction: Local Firms
  • Corporate and M&A: Local Firms
  • Dispute Resolution: Local Firms
  • Employment: Local Firms
  • International Arbitration: Local Firms
  • Projects and Energy: Local Firms
  • Restructuring and Insolvency: Local Firms
  • Shipping: Local Firms

Individual Recommendations:

  • Kelvin Aw – Construction: Local Firms; Projects and Energy: Local Firms
  • Lynette Chew – Construction: Local Firms; Projects and Energy: Local Firms
  • Daniel Chia – Dispute Resolution: Local Firms; Employment: Local Firms
  • Zhi Chao Chor – Banking and Finance: Local Firms
  • Timothy Cooke – International Arbitration
  • Tomoko Fuminaga – Banking and Finance: International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Justyn Jagger – International Arbitration
  • Elizabeth Kong – Corporate and M&A: Local Firms
  • Suet-Fern Lee – Banking and Finance: Local Firms; Capital Markets: Local Firms; Corporate and M&A: Local Firms; Shipping: Local Firms (Leading Individual)
  • Sin Teck Lim – Capital Markets: Local Firms
  • Bernard Lui – Capital Markets: Local Firms; Projects and Energy: Local Firms
  • Joo Khin Ng – Capital Markets: Local Firms
  • Adrian Tan – Dispute Resolution: Local Firms
  • Wendy Tan – International Arbitration; Dispute Resolution: Local Firms; Shipping: Local Firms
  • Christopher Wells – Banking and Finance: International Firms and Joint Ventures (Leading Individual)
  • Wai Ming Yap – Banking and Finance: Local Firms; Corporate and M&A: Local Firms (Leading Individual)
  • Justin Yip – Dispute Resolution: Local Firms; Restructuring and Insolvency: Local Firms