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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.

Recognition

The Paul, Weiss Asia Practice has garnered numerous top-tier recognitions by various independent legal directories and rankings. Recent recognitions include:

  • Asian Legal Business (ALB): Recognized for “M&A Deal of the Year – Premium” at China Law Awards 2021 and “M&A Deal of the Year” and “Finance Deal of the Year” at Hong Kong Law Awards 2020
  • Buyouts magazine: Recognized for 2022 “Turnaround Deal of the Year”
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific (2022) and Chambers Greater China Region (2022): Ranked as a leading firm in M&A, private equity, technology, media, telecoms (TMT) and capital markets with five lawyers earning top rankings
  • FinanceAsia: Recognized for “Venture Capital/Private Equity Deal of the Year” at FinanceAsia 2020 Achievement Award
  • China Business Law Journal: Recognized as an international law firm winner in seven award categories at the 2022 China Business Law Awards, six award categories at the 2021 China Business Law Awards, with two transactions named “2021 Deals of the Year”, and two award categories at the 2020 China Business Law Awards, with three transactions named “2020 Deals of the Year” and a lawyer listed on the “A-List” for 2020
  • International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2022: Judie Ng Shortell named a “IFLR1000 Woman Leader”
  • International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2021: Ranked as a leading firm in M&A, private equity, banking, leveraged finance, capital markets (debt and equity), with five lawyers earning top rankings and two transactions named “Private Equity Deal of the Year” and “Restructuring Deal of the Year” respectively at IFLR’s 2021 Asia-Pacific Awards
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022: Ranked as a leading firm in in M&A, private equity, TMT and capital markets, with five lawyers earning top rankings
  • Mergermarket: Recognized as a “Cross-border M&A Legal Adviser of the Year”, with two deals named “Consumer M&A Deal of the Year” and “Private Equity Deal of the Year” respectively at Mergermarket China M&A Awards 2020

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