By King & Wood Mallesons

On 18 November 2015, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) marked another significant achievement by being ranked in the Asialaw Profiles 2016 Asia-Pacific rankings as a leading law firm in 18 practice areas with 33 leadings lawyers. Of the 18 practice areas in which KWM was ranked as a leading law firm, 11 relate to KWM’s top-tier ranking as an Outstanding Law Firm while 7 relate to KWM’s ranking as a Highly Recommended or Recommended firm in the respective practice area. In addition, 33 KWM partners were recognized as Leading Lawyers in their respective practice areas.

The practice areas and leading individuals who were recognized in these rankings are as follows:

Outstanding Law Firm in the following practice areas:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax

Highly Recommended Law Firm in the following categories:

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Investment Funds
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Private Equity
  • Project Finance

Recommended Law Firm in the following category:

  • Shipping, Maritime & Aviation

Leading Lawyers include:

The Asialaw 2016 guide identifies and lists the key transactions and projects undertaken in 2014 and 2015 according to each category of ranking, showcasing KWM’s first-class capability in a range of practice areas in the China and Asia-Pacific markets generally.