Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019: Winners announced
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Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019: Winners announced

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Euromoney Legal Media Group has announced the results of the ninth annual Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019, celebrating the best women lawyers as well as best firms for women in the law from across the region.

Euromoney Legal Media Group has announced the results of the ninth annual Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019, celebrating the best women lawyers as well as best firms for women in the law from across the region.

The awards celebrate the achievements of law firms setting the standard in female-friendly working practices, and women leading the field across Asia in 31 practice areas.

The outstanding practitioner award went to Gabriela Kennedy of Mayer Brown, the overall international firm of the year prize went to Allen & Overy, while the biggest national prize went to WongPartnership.

A full list of winners is detailed below.



Individual Awards



Outstanding practitioner

Gabriela Kennedy

Mayer Brown

Best in aviation

Peng Lim

Kennedys

Best in banking and finance

Vicki Liu

Allen & Overy

Best in capital markets: Debt

Hyunjoo Oh

Lee & Ko

Best in capital markets: Equity

Teresa Ko

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Best in commercial arbitration

Ritu Bhalla

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Best in competition / antitrust

Liza Carver

Herbert Smith Freehills

Best in energy, natural resources & mining

Emma Covacevich

Clayton Utz

Best in financial services regulatory

Jill Wong

Howse Williams Bowers

Best in insurance & reinsurance

Elaine Tay

Rajah & Tann

Best in intellectual property

Archana Shanker

Anand and Anand

Best in IP dispute resolution

Charmaine Koo

Deacons

Best in international trade

Tatman Savio

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Best in investment funds

Lorna Chen

Shearman & Sterling

Best in labour and employment

Jennifer Van Dale

Eversheds Sutherland

Best in life sciences

Alison Wong

Bird & Bird

Best in litigation

Lisa Wright

Dentons

Best in M&A

Reeba Chacko

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Best in offshore

Judy Lee

Appleby

Best in privacy and data protection

Karen Ngan

Simpson Grierson

Best in private equity

Marcia Ellis

Morrison & Foerster

Best in project finance

Sarah Wilson

Allen & Overy

Best in real estate

Susheela Rivers

DLA Piper

Best in restructuring and insolvency

Mei Lin Khong

Shook Lin & Bok

Best in shipping

Mei Lin Goh

Watson Farley & Williams

Best in structured finance and securitisation

Yvonne Siew

Allen & Overy

Best in tax

Nancy Lai

Baker McKenzie

Best in tax dispute resolution

Ken Loon Ong

Drew & Napier

Best in TMT

Sheila McGregor

Gilbert + Tobin

Best in transfer pricing

Helen Fazzino

PwC

Best in trusts and estates

Bock Eng Sim

WongPartnership

Best in white collar crime

Mini vandePol

Baker McKenzie

Rising Star nominees

Rising star: Corporate

Xue Han

JunHe

Rising star: Finance

Cara Stevens

Ashurst

Rising star: IP

Yuka Teraguchi

Morrison & Foerster

Rising star: Litigation

Wendy Lin

WongPartnership

Rising star: Tax

Sharon Tan

EY


Country Awards

Australia

DLA Piper

Brunei

Abrahams Davidson & Co

China – PRC firm

JunHe

China – international firm

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hong Kong SAR – independent firm

Deacons

Hong Kong SAR – international firm

Allen & Overy

India

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Indonesia

Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Japan

White & Case

Malaysia

Wong & Partners

New Zealand

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Pakistan

Akhund Forbes Hadi

Philippines

Quisumbing Torres

Singapore

WongPartnership

South Korea

Lee & Ko

Sri Lanka

FJ & G de Saram

Taiwan

LCS & Partners

Thailand

Baker McKenzie

Vietnam

Tilleke & Gibbins


Firm Awards

Best gender diversity initiative by national firm

Lee & Ko

Best gender diversity initiative by international firm

Hogan Lovells

Best firm for diversity by national firm

WongPartnership

Best firm for diversity by international firm

Dorsey & Whitney

Most innovative firm

Linklaters

Best mentoring programme by national firm

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Best mentoring programme by international firm

Allen & Overy

Best national firm for work-life balance

Charltons

Best international firm for work-life balance

Herbert Smith Freehills

Best national firm for talent management

WongPartnership

Best international firm for talent management

White & Case

Best firm for pro bono work

Linklaters

Best international firm China practice

King & Wood Mallesons

Best national firm for women in business law

WongPartnership

Best international firm for women in business law

Allen & Overy

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