With over three decades in the region, Paul, Weiss has long been recognized as a leader and legal innovator among international law firms in Asia. Our Asia based partners have been consistently ranked in the top tier of practitioners in their areas of expertise.
Hong Kong-based corporate partner Jack Lange received the 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his contribution to the Asian legal arena.
Paul, Weiss represented Chinese internet giant Tencent in the acquisition of an 80 percent stake in Grinding Gear Games, the New Zealand-based gaming company that developed the popular online role-playing game Path of Exile.
Paul, Weiss and co-counsel Noerr LLP advised Rocket Internet SE and certain other investors on New York law in connection with the sale of their shares in Daraz Group, an e-commerce platform focused on the South Asian market, to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.
Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, was named "Dealmaker of the Year" at the 2017 Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards.
Corporate partner Greg Liu was named one of 2017’s top 10 M&A lawyers in China by Asian Legal Business, a Thomson Reuters publication.
Paul, Weiss Ranked #1 by Thomson Reuters and #2 by Bloomberg and Mergermarket in Deal Volume in Japan
As noted in The Asian Lawyer, a publication of The American Lawyer, Paul, Weiss was ranked number 1 in deal volume in Japan in M&A league tables published by Thomson Reuters and number 2 by Bloomberg and Mergermarket in the first quarter of 2017.