10 November 2016 - WongPartnership has achieved the rare feat of being awarded Top Tier rankings in the major transactional practices of Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets and Banking & Finance as well as in Dispute Resolution, in the recently released The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017. This is the first time any Singapore law firm has received top rankings in all these major areas of practice over the last 10 years. The guide which is one of the world's most renowned and reputable circulating legal ranking publications has for the past 28 years, provided clients with insights to the global legal market by assessing the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions and feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide. The criteria for ranking the practice area teams include teams who provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice.
2. In total, WongPartnership is ranked across 22 practice areas in Singapore and regionally, including additional Top Tier rankings in Financial Services Regulatory, Construction, Private Wealth, Projects and Energy, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency and Tax.
3. As a firm with regional presence, WongPartnership is recommended as the only Singapore law firm in China for Intellectual Property and Real Estate & Construction; and India as Foreign Firms. We are also recommended in Myanmar for Corporate and M&A and Projects (including Energy).
4. A total of 54 WongPartnership lawyers have also been recognised in this guide, this includes our Chairman & Senior Partner, Mr Alvin YEO, Senior Counsel in Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration, and Managing Partner, Mr NG Wai King in Corporate and M&A.
5. "The rankings are testament to the broad range of expertise of our lawyers across all specialised areas of practice. Client feedback is one of the key determinant factors in the rankings and we would like to express our gratitude for our clients for their continuous strong support," says Mr Alvin YEO, Senior Counsel.
WongPartnership is a trusted law firm, with deep expertise in all areas of law. WongPartnership has been at the core of Singapore's growth as a strategic legal hub in South East Asia. The firm has over 300 lawyers with offices in Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, and in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur through our associate firms, Makes & Partners, Foong & Partners and Al Aidarous International.
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