2017 China Law & Practice Awards
 

China Law & Practice Awards 2017: The Winners

For more information on the ceremony and judging process, please visit www.chinalawandpracticeawards.com or contact Katherine Jo at KJo@alm.com
 

DEALS OF THE YEAR

Debt & Equity-linked Deal of the Year

Ministry of Finance’s Rmb3B offshore sovereign bond
Fangda Partners
Herbert Smith Freehills
Linklaters​

Equity Deal of the Year

WuXi Biologics $510M IPO
Fangda Partners
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Maples and Calder
Shearman & Sterling
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Finance Deal of the Year

Tencent-Supercell $3.5B acquisition financing
Latham & Watkins
Slaughter and May

M&A Deal of the Year

Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties $4.4B privatization
Conyers Dill & Pearman
DeHeng Law Offices
Fangda Partners
Reed Smith
Sidley Austin
Tian Yuan Law Firm

Outbound Deal of the Year

ChemChina’s $43B acquisition of Syngenta

Bärr & Karrer
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Fangda Partners
Homburger
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Projects & Energy Deal of the Year

China Three Gorges’ $1.7B Karot, Pakistan hydropower plant
Allen & Overy
Shearman & Sterling
Tian Yuan Law Firm

TMT Deal of the Year

Tencent’s $8.6B acquisition of Supercell
Covington & Burling
Fenwick & West
Hannes Snellman
Morrison & Foerster
Slaughter and May
White & Case

FIRMS OF THE YEAR

Banking & Finance Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:

Clifford Chance

Capital Markets Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:
Davis Polk & Wardwell

Competition Firm of the Year

China:
Fangda Partners

International:

Linklaters

Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year

China:
JunHe

International:

Latham & Watkins

Healthcare & Life Sciences Firm of the Year

China:
JunHe

International:

Ropes & Gray

Insurance Firm of the Year

China:
Jincheng Tongda & Neal

International:

Allen & Overy

Intellectual Property Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:
Bird & Bird

Labor & Employment Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:
Baker McKenzie

M&A Firm of the Year

China:
Fangda Partners

International:
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Private Equity & Venture Capital Firm of the Year

China:
Han Kun Law Offices

International:
Clifford Chance

Projects & Energy Firm of the Year

China:
Sunshine Law Firm

International:
Linklaters

Real Estate Firm of the Year

China:
JunHe

International:

Sidley Austin

Regulatory & Compliance Firm of the Year

China:
MWE China Law Offices

International:
Clifford Chance

Shipping & Aviation Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:
Stephenson Harwood

Tax Firm of the Year

China:
King & Wood Mallesons

International:
Baker McKenzie FenXun (FTZ) Joint Operation Office

TMT Firm of the Year

China:
TransAsia Lawyers

International:
Hogan Lovells

Trade Firm of the Year

China:
Jincheng Tongda & Neal

International:
Covington & Burling

Up-and-coming Firm of the Year

Llinks Law Offices

Offshore Firm of the Year

Maples and Calder

Hong Kong Firm of the Year

Deacons

Macau Firm of the Year

Riquito Advogados

Taiwan Firm of the Year

Lee and Li

Japan Firm of the Year

Nishimura & Asahi

Korea Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang

East China Firm of the Year

River Delta Law Firm (Shanghai)

North China Firm of the Year

Deheng Law Group (Qingdao)

South China Firm of the Year

Guangda Law Firm (Guangzhou)

West & Central China Firm of the Year

Solton & Partners (Chongqing)
 

LAWYERS OF THE YEAR

Dealmaker of the Year

China:
Qiao Wenjun, Anthony (Zhong Lun Law Firm)

International:
Shaolin Luo (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett)

Competition Lawyer of the Year

Fay Zhou (Linklaters)

Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year

Bao Wei (Zhong Lun Law Firm)

Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

Xu Jing (King & Wood Mallesons)

Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year

Lu Jingbo, Jason (River Delta Law Firm)

Private Client Lawyer of the Year

Jia Mingjun (Zhong Lun Law Firm)

Real Estate & Construction Lawyer of the Year

Fang Rong (King & Wood Mallesons)

Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer of the Year

Gao Jun, Gary (Zhong Lun Law Firm)

Tax Lawyer of the Year

Guo Min (Gide Loyrette Nouel)

Rising Star of the Year

Li Wei (Han Kun Law Offices)

PRO BONO INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Han Kun Law Offices 
 

IN-HOUSE TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Chinese Company

Ant Financial

Chinese Financial Institution

China Development Bank

International Company

Intel

International Investment Bank

BNP Paribas
 

SSQ GRAND PRIZES

SSQ Most Innovative Firm of the Year

King & Wood Mallesons

SSQ China Firm of the Year

JunHe

SSQ International Firm of the Year

Clifford Chance

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Prof. Huang Yong