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)

*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 operates as Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC in Singapore.