Conyers Recognised in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 Directory
Conyers Dill & Pearman has received a top-tier ranking from Chambers’ Asia-Pacific 2016 directory. In addition, the Firm has four ranked lawyers in the Corporate and Dispute Resolution categories.
These latest rankings highlight the Firm’s excellent track record on IPO and M&A transactions, and for their experience assisting corporates on listings on the Hong Kong and US stock exchanges.
“This year’s rankings are gratifying”, remarked Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong office. He added, “2015 marked a significant year for the Firm in Asia, we celebrated our 30th anniversary – the longest established offshore Firm in the region – and we continue to build on that milestone with this achievement, which demonstrates our strengths and work on high-profile matters”.
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.
Clients are saying:
“Responses to our queries are instant so we can react commercially. They’re also very flexible and able to cater to our specific needs. We can rely on Conyers to get all the details done.”
David Lamb, Partner & Co-Chairman of the Firm
David is a pre-eminent offshore M&A expert and frequently advises on transactions involving BVI, Cayman and Bermuda law. As one client states: “He’s really first-rate, really knows his stuff, he’s proactive.” In one recent work highlight he advised iSoftStone on its privatisation and delisting from the New York Stock Exchange.
Nigel Meeson QC, Partner & Head of the Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group
Nigel Meeson QC joins the firm’s Hong Kong office to lead its Asia disputes and restructuring team. Peers describe him as a “standout lawyer” who draws upon more than 30 years’ combined experience at the Bar in London and as a commercial litigator in various offshore jurisdictions.
Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office
Head of the Hong Kong office Christopher Bickley advises on all manner of IPOs, debt financings and private equity investment deals. He acted for Luye Pharma group on its IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Richard Hall, Partner
Richard Hall is singled out for his focus on corporate finance, especially pre-IPO financing. He led the team advising RDA Microelectronics on Cayman law aspects of its USD910 million acquisition by Tsinghua Unigroup.