Press Release

Morgan Lewis Gains Rankings in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Guide

December 08, 2017

ALMATY, ASTANA, BEIJING, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, TOKYO, December 8, 2017: Clients and peers have recognized Morgan Lewis as a leader in 11 practice categories and recommended 21 individual lawyers in the newly released Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 guide, evidence that the firm is delivering increasingly elite service to clients in Asia following the opening of an office* in Hong Kong and lateral expansions in Beijing and Shanghai.

In the 2018 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, Morgan Lewis received the highest ranking of Band 1 in three practice areas and earned two new practice rankings. Additionally, 21 lawyers were recognized as leaders in their fields in 24 practices.

BAND 1 PRACTICE RANKINGS

Japan

  • Investment Funds

Kazakhstan

  • Corporate & Finance
  • Energy & Natural Resources

NEW PRACTICE RANKINGS FOR 2018

China

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

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE RANKINGS

Kazakhstan

  • Dispute Resolution

Singapore

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

LAWYER RANKINGS

  • Kelvin Aw, Singapore: Construction
  • Daniel Chia, Singapore: Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Tomoko Fuminaga, Japan: Investment Funds: Bengoshi
  • Maurice Hoo, China: Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)
  • Justyn Jagger, Singapore: Insurance
  • Suet-Fern Lee, Singapore: Corporate/M&A: Domestic
  • Todd Liao, China: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
  • K. Lesli Ligorner, China: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms); China: Employment: PRC Law (International Firms)
  • Sin Teck Lim, Singapore: Capital Markets: Domestic
  • Bernard Lui, Singapore: Capital Markets: Domestic
  • Edwin Luk, China: Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Joo Khin Ng, Singapore: Capital Markets: Domestic
  • Klara Nurgaziyeva, Kazakhstan: Corporate & Finance
  • Aset Shyngyssov, Kazakhstan: Corporate & Finance; Kazakhstan: Energy & Natural Resources
  • Wendy Tan, Singapore: Shipping: Domestic: Litigation
  • Carol Tsuchida, Japan: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers
  • Christopher Wells, Japan: Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers
  • Wai Ming Yap, Asia-Pacific Region: Gaming & Gambling; Singapore: Corporate/M&A: Domestic
  • Justin Yip, Singapore: Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
  • Daniel Yong, Singapore: Investment Funds: Domestic
  • Ning Zhang, China: Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)