By King & Wood Mallesons

14 November 2017, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) continues to be recognized as a leading law firm in the newly published Asialaw Profiles 2018 recognizing 18 practice areas and 29 leadings lawyers. Of the 18 practice areas in which KWM was ranked as a leading law firm, 13 relate to KWM’s top-tier ranking as an Outstanding Law Firm while 5 relate to KWM’s ranking as a Highly Recommended Law Firm in the respective practice area, which set the record for most awards in KWM’s Asialaw Profiles ranking history. In addition, 29 KWM partners were recognized as Leading Lawyers in their respective practice areas for their excellence in both performance and wide referees’ good comments.

The practice areas and leading individuals who were recognized in 2018 rankings are as follows.

Outstanding Law Firm in the following practice areas:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax

Highly Recommended Law Firm in the following categories:

  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Labour & Employment
  • Private Equity
  • Project & Infrastructure
  • Shipping, Maritime & Aviation

Market-Leading Lawyers include:

Martyn Huckerby, Jiang Junlu, Susan Ning, Tang Lizi, Huang Tao, Wang Ling, Xu Ping, Ariel Ye, Zhu Nongfan

Leading Lawyers include:

Chen Yun, Tony Dong, Harry Du, Jin Qingjun, Xiong Jin, Shaun Lee, Edward Ma, Shi Yusheng, Meg Utterback, Jack Wang, Wang Lixin, Wang Rongkang, Xiao Jin, Yang Xiaolei, Hazel Yin, Yuan Min, Zhang Shouzhi, Zhang Yongliang, Zhao Xiaohong, Zhou Jie

Asialaw Profiles 2018 reports on the most important transactions and disputes in the region and provides a succinct and authoritative guide to the leading law firms and some of their key individuals. It is a good reference for both legal and business spectrum annually.