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Chambers & Partners has released their 2017 Asia-Pacific directory and Conyers has received a top-tier ranking, along with four lawyers in the Corporate and Dispute Resolution categories.
These latest rankings endorse the Firm’s excellence in Asia, where we have developed a reputation for leading expertise in corporate finance, capital markets and dispute resolution work.
“Year-over-year our team advises on ground-breaking transactions and maintaining our rankings continues to affirm our strength and longevity in Asia”, said Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office.
Highlights from the Chambers directory include:
Established presence in offshore work, with Hong Kong and Singapore-based teams able to inform clients on Bermuda, Cayman Islands, BVI and Mauritius law. Acknowledged for their excellent track record on IPO and M&A transactions, with experience assisting corporates on their listings on the Hong Kong and US stock exchanges.
David Lamb, Partner & Co-Chairman of the Firm
Co-chairman David Lamb advises on Bermuda, BVI and Cayman M&A matters and has a leading reputation for capital markets work. He acted for Hongyi Zhou on its USD9.3 billion Cayman companies law buyout of USA-listed Chinese technology company Qihoo 360.
Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office
Christopher Bickley has highly regarded expertise in corporate finance and stock exchange listing mandates. He assisted Shanda Games on its agreement to be taken private by Capitalhold, which included the merger of Shanda Games and CapitalCorp. Market commentators say: “If you’re a Chinese company with a parent in Cayman, he’s an excellent choice.”
Nigel Meeson QC, Partner & Head of the Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group
Nigel Meeson QC is an experienced Cayman Islands litigator and head of the firm’s Asia disputes and restructuring practice group. He represents clients in corporate insolvency, shareholder disputes and contentious insurance matters as well as acting as arbitrator and mediator.
Richard Hall, Partner
Richard Hall is described by sources as “active with a good transactional practice” and a go-to adviser for offshore corporate financing, M&A and IPO matters. In one highlight, he advised UMP Healthcare Holdings on the listing of shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.