By King & Wood Malleons

On 14 September, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) won the “Most Innovative Firm of the Year” and eight other individual and firm awards at China Law & Practice (CLP) Awards 2017 for its outstanding innovative practice in legal and business sectors and the capability to deliver cutting-edge legal services and innovative solutions to clients.  Innovation has been one of KWM’s long-standing competitive edges, with which the firm continues to make breakthroughs in the industry. The wins in the firm’s innovation and a number of key practice areas demonstrate a robust recognition for KWM.

KWM won the following nine awards:

Grand Prize:

Most Innovative Firm of the Year


Firms of the Year:

Banking & Finance Firm of the Year

Capital Markets Firm of the Year

Intellectual Property Firm of the Year

Labor & Employment Firm of the Year

Shipping & Aviation Firm of the Year

Tax Firm of the Year


Individuals of the Year:

Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year——Xu Jing

Real Estate & Construction Lawyer of the Year——Fang Rong

All winners were selected by the editorial teams of ALM’s China Law & Practice, The Asian Lawyer, The American Lawyer and Legal Week, based on their performance in setting new standards in the delivery of high-level legal services and solutions.