07 February 2018

King & Wood Mallesons wins Asia Pacific Law Firm of the Year at Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018

On 1 February 2018, King & Wood Mallesons received one of the most prestigious awards – Asia-Pacific Law Firm of the Year – at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards in Hong Kong. This award is an indication of both market and clients’ recognition to the overall capabilities and outstanding performance of KWM, a global firm rooted in Asia.

Global Chief Executive Partner, Sue Kench said KWM’s recognition in the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards highlights our multi-jurisdictional strength and reflects the firm’s market-leading capabilities and full service offering.”

Zhang Yi, Chairman of KWM China Management Committee, said, “We truly appreciate the recognition from Chambers. We are also grateful to our clients for their positive commentary. This is also a testament of KWM’s growing influence and recognition in the Asia Pacific region, resulting from our globalization strategy with further support by the improvement of our integrated capabilities and our drive for innovation. With our client first approach, we will fully utilize the competitive advantage of the KWM platform drawing on our global resources and network, as well as the application of emerging technologies to build the fundamentals of our premier legal services.”

Hayden Flinn, the Co-Chief Executive of KWM Hong Kong, said, “We are very pleased to be recognized for our work on some of the most exciting, challenging and ground breaking matters. This is a testament to the team’s efforts and showcases the depth of our capabilities in our core markets and across our network. In Hong Kong, we continue to build on the depth, quality and breadth of our practice to serve our clients.”

KWM was also shortlisted in the following categories:

  • Australia Firm of the Year
  • KWM China (China Mainland & Hong Kong): Corporate & Finance
  • China (Mainland) & Hong Kong - PRC firms: Dispute Resolution

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(From left to right, Hayden Flinn, the Co-Chief Executive of KWM Hong Kong, Wu Qing, partner of Guangzhou office, Gao Feng, Co-head of KWM South China offices.)

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