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Allen & Overy wins International Law Firm of the Year at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2021

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Allen & Overy has won nine awards across multiple categories at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia-Pacific  Awards 2021, which celebrate legally innovative cross-border transactions closed in the region throughout 2020, and the teams behind them. The winners were announced on 25 March 2021.

The nine awards include:

  • International Law Firm of the Year
  • Structured Finance and Securitisation Team of the Year
  • Restructuring Team of the Year
  • India Practice of the Year
  • Thailand Firm of the Year
  • Equity Deal of the Year for our role on the AREIT IPO, the first REIT IPO in the Philippines
  • ESG Deal of the Year for our role on the Bank of China blue bonds, the first blue bond issuance in Asia
  • Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year for our role on the Heartland reverse mortgage securitisation in Australia
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year for our trustee role on the Virgin Australia restructuring. 

Hong Kong managing partner and co-head of our global Banking practice Vicki Liu commented: “Winning nine awards across a range of practices and countries is indicative of the breadth and depth of our expertise and the extent to which we continue to lead the Asia Pacific market. Having advised on several first-in-market transactions across the region, we are proud to have helped clients on their innovative accomplishments in what was a challenging 2020 for many, and we look forward to a promising year ahead.”