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Davis Polk & Wardwell dan firma hukum asal Korea Selatan, Lee & Ko memperoleh banyak penghargaan di Asia Legal Awards yang diadakan pada (22/03/2018) lalu, menurut keterangan resmi di laman asialegalawards.com.

Davis Polk bersaing ketat di dalam grup firma hukum ternama yang berisi Kirkland & Ellis, Morgan,  Lewis & Bockius, Skaden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Floam dan firma hukum asal Inggris seperti Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer dan Herbert Smith Freehills. Ini adalah kali kedua secara berurutan Davis Polk memperoleh penghargaan sebagai International Law Firm of the Year.

Davis Polk yang berbasis di New York mempunyai 108 pengacara di seluruh kantornya yang tersebar di Hongkong, Beijing dan Tokyo berdasarkan survei 2016. Firma hukum ini juga memenangkan penghargaan Dispute Resolution of the Year, sedangkan William Baron sebagai managing partner di Asia memenangkan Securities Lawyer of the Year.

Untuk firma hukum lokal Asia yang dimenangkan oleh Lee & Tok sebagai Asian Law Firm of the Year. Dimana harus bersaing dengan firma hukum Singapura seperti Allen & Gledhill, firma hukum India Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, firma hukum Indonesia Hiswara Bunjamin Tandjung dan firma hukum Tiongkok Han Kun Law Offices dan Zhong Lun law firm. Untuk kategori Finance Firm of the year dan Insurance Firm of the Year juga dimenangkan oleh Lee & Tok.

Berikut ini adalah daftar lengkap para pemenang Asia Legal Awards 2018

Deal Awards

M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia

Toshiba Corp.’s sale of memory chip business
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Dechert
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Kim & Chang
Morrison & Foerster
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Nishimura & Asahi
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Ropes & Gray
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

M&A Deal of the Year: South Asia

Fosun Pharma’s acquisition of 74% stake in Gland Pharma
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Khaitan & Co
Troutman Sanders
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

M&A Deal of the Year: Southeast Asia

Global Logistic Properties’ acquisition by Chinese consortium
Allen & Gledhill
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Drew & Napier
Kirkland & Ellis
Maples and Calder
Morrison & Foerster
Rajah & Tann Singapore
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Walkers
WongPartnership

Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisitions

Yancoal’s financing for Rio Tinto Australian assets acquisition
Allens
Baker McKenzie
Gilbert + Tobin
King & Wood Mallesons
Herbert Smith Freehills
MinterEllison
Sidley Austin

Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring

PT Bumi Resources’ $4.5B global debt restructuring
Aji Wijaya & Co.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Appleby
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Drew & Napier
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
King & Wood Mallesons
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Rajah & Tann Singapore
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
Tjajo Law and Nasoetion & Atyanto
Withers

Finance Deal of the Year: Projects and Assets

Misaki, Okayama solar power plant financing
Kim & Chang
Nishimura & Asahi

Securities Deal of the Year: Debt

Alibaba’s $7B investment grade notes offer
Allen & Gledhill
Fangda Partners
King & Wood Mallesons
Maples and Calder
Sullivan & Cromwell
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Securities Deal of the Year: Equity

Sea Ltd.’s U.S. IPO
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Kirkland & Ellis
Maples and Calder
Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers
Rajah & Tann Singapore

Private Equity Deal of the Year

Nord Anglia Education $4.3B privatization
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Maples and Calder
Ropes & Gray
Walkers
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Energy and Infrastructure Project of the Year

Rosneft’s $19B Tuban refinery project
Dentons
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Anya & Associates
Soemadipradja & Taher

TMT Deal of the Year

China Unicom $12B Mixed Ownership Reform
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Haiwen & Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
King & Wood Mallesons

Real Estate Deal of the Year

Mercatus Co-operative Ltd.’s $1.7B acquisition of Jurong Point
Allen & Gledhill
Dentons Rodyk

Individual Awards

M&A Lawyer of the Year
Robert Ashworth, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Finance Lawyer of the Year
Yu-En Ong, Norton Rose Fulbright

Securities Lawyer of the Year
William Barron, Davis Polk & Wardwell

International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year
Nicholas Lingard, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Government Enforcement/Investigations Lawyer of the Year
Susanne Harris, Mayer Brown JSM

Private Client Lawyer of the Year
Dawn Quek, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Tax Lawyer of the Year
Ong Ken Loon, Drew & Napier

Firm Awards

M&A Firm of the Year
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Finance Firm of the Year
Lee & Ko

Investment Funds Firm of the Year
Han Kun Law Offices

Securities Firm of the Year
King & Wood Mallesons

Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year
Davis Polk & Wardwell

Competition and Trade Firm of the Year
Kim & Chang

Intellectual Property Firm of the Year
Yulchon

Employment Firm of the Year
Simmons & Simmons

Energy Firm of the Year
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Real Estate Firm of the Year
Mayer Brown JSM

TMT Firm of the Year
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Offshore Law Firm of the Year
Maples and Calder

Shipping and Maritime Firm of the Year
Watson Farley & Williams

Aviation Firm of the Year
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Private Client Firm of the Year
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Insurance Firm of the Year
Lee & Ko

Asian Pro Bono Initiative of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee: Firefighter Support Task Force

Asian Diversity Initiative of the Year
Herbert Smith Freehills: diversity and inclusion initiatives across Asia Pacific offices

Asian Technology and Innovation Initiative of the Year
eYulchon Platform

New Asian Office of the Year
Kobre & Kim, Seoul

In-House Team Awards

In-House Team of the Year: Banking and Finance
Ant Financial

In-House Team of the Year: Consumers and Retail
adidas Greater China

In-House Team of the Year: Real Estate
Shanghai Real Estate (Commercial) Holdings

In-House Team of the Year: TMT
Uber Asia Pacific

SSQ Grand Prizes

SSQ Asian In-House Legal Department of the Year
Nissan

SSQ International Law Firm Leader of the Year
Julie Gao, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Head of China

SSQ Asian Law Firm Leader of the Year
Jonathan Zhou, Fangda Partners Management Committee Chair

SSQ International Law Firm of the Year
Davis Polk & Wardwell

SSQ Asian Law Firm of the Year
Lee & Ko

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