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With nearly four 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.

Paul, Weiss Recognized at ALB China Law Awards 2021

Paul, Weiss won Asian Legal Business’s “M&A Deal of the Year – Premium” award presented at ALB’s annual China Law Awards. The award recognizes the firm’s representation of State Grid International Development Limited, a China-based utilities company, in its $3.04 billion acquisition of Compania General de Electricidad, a Chilean utility company.

The Paul, Weiss team in this transaction included corporate partner Judie Ng Shortell, associates Jack Sun and Joshua Thompson, and China associate Cara Li; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly and associate Chad de Souza.

Additionally, Paul, Weiss was shortlisted in the category of “Private Equity Law Firm of the Year – International,” and in the category of “M&A Deal of the Year – Premium” for our role in’s $8.7 billion take-private transaction. Corporate partner Judie Ng Shortell was also shortlisted in the category of “Dealmaker of the Year – International.”

The ALB Law Awards is one of the largest, most competitive and longest running legal awards in Asia.

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