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May, 2018 - United States of America



WSG 2018 Asia Legal Awards: Winners & Finalists


World Services Group is honored to congratulate our Asia-Pacific member firms that were nominated and awarded at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards ceremony.

The Asia Legal Awards present the region's top lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams and celebrate their most stellar achievements of the year. Recognizing the best work in the region across multiple practice areas and disciplines, The Asia Legal Awards cover highly regarded transactions and complex cases, identifying outstanding legal work and firms’ commitment to diversity and innovation.


Han Kun Law Offices
TMT Deal of the Year – China Unicom $12B Mixed Ownership Reform
Investment Funds Firm of the Year

Lee & Ko
Finance Firm of the Year
Insurance Firm of the Year
SSQ Asian Law Firm of the Year

Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisitions – Yancoal’s financing for Rio Tinto Australian assets acquisition


Finance Deal of the Year: Projects and Assets – Karot, Pakistan $1.7B hydropower project financing
Finance Firm of the Year

Han Kun Law Offices
Securities Deal of the Year: Equity – ZhongAn Online Insurance Hong Kong IPO
Private Equity Deal of the Year – Meituan-Dianping's Series C financing
Competition and Trade Firm of the Year
TMT Firm of the Year
New Asian Office of the Year
SSQ Asian Law Firm of the Year
Securities Lawyer of the Year – Jason Wang

Hunton & Williams
M&A Deal of the Year: Southeast Asia – AES Corp.'s sale of Masinloc power plant holding

Kochhar & Co
M&A Deal of the Year: South Asia – Nuance Communications Inc.’s $36M acquisition of mCarbon Tech Innovation

Lee & Ko
Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisitions – Bain Capital's $500M financing Hugel Inc. acquisition
Energy and Infrastructure Project of the Year - Goseong Hai $3.8B thermal power plant project
Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year
Competition and Trade Firm of the Year
Intellectual Property Firm of the Year
Real Estate Firm of the Year
Shipping and Maritime Firm of the Year
SSQ Asian Law Firm Leader of the Year – Jae Hoon Kim

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
TMT Deal of the Year – SoftBank-Didi’s $2.2B investment in Grab

Weerawong Chinnavat & Peangpanor
M&A Deal of the Year: South Asia – Asahi Glass Thai acquisition from Solvay

Congratulations to our member firms for their well-deserved honors in excellence. This continued recognition year-after-year upholds the prestige and quality service for the region and the entire WSG organization.

About World Services Group
WSG is the globally recognized resource for professionals and their clients to receive the highest quality, value and service from legal, investment banking and accounting services. Formed upon a unique approach to legal networks, WSG developed the idea that the premier independent law firm needed a more expansive and efficient global approach within the industry. The integration of knowledge, expertise and client service providers from the investment banking and accounting professions create better opportunities for providers and clients alike. Through innovative access and technology, WSG offers members and clients immediate access to prospects, information and leading experts with a known record of superior quality service.


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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