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Allen & Overy wins International Firm of the Year at the China Law & Practice Awards 2019

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Victor Ho

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20 September 2019

Allen & Overy has won five awards at the China Law & Practice (CLP) Awards 2019. The CLP Awards celebrate top lawyers, law firms and in-house teams for innovative regulatory solutions and leadership on significant commercial legal matters involving China. CLP is in association with The American Lawyer, The Asian Lawyer and Legal Week.

The five awards are:

  • International Firm of the Year
  • International Banking and Finance Firm of the Year
  • International Real Estate Firm of the Year
  • Finance Deal of the Year ― “Financing for acquisition of SQM”
  • M&A Deal of the Year ― “Diageo’s acquisition of Shuijingfang”

Allen & Overy’s China managing partner Victor Ho commented: “It is a great honour to have the market recognise the hard work and commitment of our teams and validate A&O’s steadfast commitment to building its China capability. Thank you to our clients for their timeless support.”

A&O has been on-the-ground in China for over 25 years and has one of the most experienced China practices, offering clients a full service practice covering: Banking and Finance, Regulatory, Corporate/M&A, Antitrust/Competition, Intellectual Property, Foreign Direct Investment and China Outbound Investment.

Over the last six months, A&O has also received a number of other China related awards:

  • China IP Transactions & Advisory Firm of the Year by Managing IP 2019 Asia-Pacific Awards
  • China Real Estate Law Firm of the Year ― International by ALB China Law Awards 2019
  • M&A Team of the Year by IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2019
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Diageo/Swellfun) by IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2019