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Asia Pacific

Since establishing a presence in Asia Pacific more than 30 years ago, we have earned a reputation for providing innovative and high-quality advice that has stewarded numerous complex deals to successful conclusion for our clients.

Our lawyers are based throughout the region which enables us to keep our clients up to speed with local legislative and regulatory developments as and when they occur around the region. We are one of very few global law firms that can provide a truly integrated capability across the Asia Pacific region.

In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Asia Pacific.

Countries/regions covered in Asia Pacific:

Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated bespoke solution for clients doing business in the region.

We advise international organisations, investors, banks, governments multi-lateral organisations, export credit agencies and non-profit organisations on transactions across these countries.

News and insights

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News: 12 August 2022

Allen & Overy advises Emperador on its secondary listing in Singapore

Allen & Overy has advised Emperador Inc. (Emperador), a Philippine Stock Exchange-listed (PSE) global spirits business, on its landmark secondary listing by way of introduction on the Mainboard of the…

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News: 28 July 2022

An award-winning cross-jurisdictional global energy team

We are extremely pleased to announce that six A&O PENRI partners have been listed in the 2022 edition of A Word About Wind’s Top 100 Legal Power List published on 27 July 2022.

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News: 27 June 2022

A&O strengthens Asia-Pacific Corporate practice with the appointment of partners Gilbert Li and Iris Yeung

Allen & Overy will be expanding its Asia-Pacific Corporate practice with the appointment of partners Gilbert Li and Iris Yeung.

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News: 17 June 2022

Bank of China issues first green bond under the updated version of the Common Ground Taxonomy report between China and the EU

Allen & Overy has advised the managers on the first green bond offering, by Bank of China Limited’s Frankfurt Branch, in reference to the Common Ground Taxonomy - Climate Change Mitigation report…

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Introducing A&O in APAC

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With the legal and cultural fragmentation that exists across the region, our unrivalled Asia Pacific footprint allows us to understand the local nuances of each market while applying international standards to the advice we provide to clients.

Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Global Experts and Markets

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Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients. 

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