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Conyers Dill & Pearman was honoured to be named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at the China Law & Practice Awards held at the Park Hyatt in Beijing. This is the second time the firm has won this prestigious award having won in 2014. The firm also received the TMT Deal of the Year award for the US$3.3bn buyout of WuXi PharmaTech in which the firm acted for the buying consortium.
This is the second time the Firm has been recognised as offshore law firm of the year in Asia in 2016.
“We are delighted, yet again, to be named Offshore Law Firm of the Year. It is an honour and a true reflection of the collective performance of all of our practitioners in the office”, said Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office.
“This award and the WuXi award is a testament to our leading position, particularly in our mergers and acquisitions practice where we are very strong in acting on the buy side.” said David Lamb, Partner and Co-Chairman and a prominent M&A lawyer based in Hong Kong.
Conyers Hong Kong office is the region’s largest advisor on corporate finance and capital markets and Asia’s market leader for IPOs and Mergers & Acquisitions. Having marked its 30th anniversary in 2015, Conyers is the longest established offshore firm in Asia and one of the most respected offshore law firms worldwide.
The China Law & Practice Awards celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016, receiving nearly 1,000 individual nominations – the highest on record. The awards recognise excellence across the board. All research and judging was conducted by the editorial teams of ALM’s various publications.