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Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 ranks 26 Mayer Brown JSM practices and 43 lawyers

1 February 2017

The 2017 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ranked Mayer Brown in 26 practice categories, including six Band One rankings:

  • Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China, for the sixth consecutive year
  • Insurance: Contentious (International Firms), China, for the fifth consecutive year
  • International Trade, Vietnam, for the third consecutive year
  • Real Estate (International Firms), China, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms), China, for the sixth consecutive year

The new Chambers edition also recognized 43 Mayer Brown lawyers, with 50 total rankings in 31 practice categories, including 12 lawyers who achieved a total of 13 Band One or higher rankings:

Senior Statesmen

  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China

Band One

  • Duncan Abate – Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China
  • FK Au – Real Estate: Hong Kong-based (International Firms), China
  • Tom Fu – Construction: China-based (International Firms), China
  • Gabriela Kennedy – TMT: Information Technology (International Firms), China; and Intellectual Property (International Firms), China
  • Cecil Leong – International Trade/WTO: Consultants, Asia-Pacific Region
  • John Marsden – Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms), China
  • Jonathan Mok – Family/Matrimonial (International Firms), China
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen –Banking and Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Richard Stock – Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China
  • Hong Tran – Employment, Hong Kong-based
  • Dean Young – Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Following is a complete list of the 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings for Mayer Brown.

Practice Category Rankings:

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Aviation: Finance
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Shipping: Finance


  • Aviation: Finance (International Firms)
  • Banking & Finance (International Firms)
  • Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
  • Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
  • Construction (International Firms)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)
  • Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)
  • Intellectual Property (International Firms)
  • International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
  • Real Estate (International Firms)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (International Firms)


  • General Business Law: International Firms


  • General Business Law: International Firms


  • Projects & Infrastructure: International


  • Restructuring/Insolvency


  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • International Trade
  • Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

Individual Rankings:

Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance

  • Richard Stock

International Trade/WTO

  • Matthew McConkey

International Trade/WTO: Consultants

  • Cecil Leong


Aviation: Finance (International Firms)

  • Stuart Miller
  • Richard Stock

Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms)

  • Vincent Sum

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)

  • Jason Elder

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)

  • James Fong

Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)

  • Hannah Ha
  • John Hickin

Construction: China-based (International Firms)

  • Tom Fu

Construction: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)

  • Geoffrey Chan
  • Menachem Hasofer

Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)

  • Betty Tam

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)

  • Hannah Ha
  • Martin Robertson

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

  • Nicholas Hunsworth
  • Thomas So
  • Jacob Tse

Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)

  • Duncan Abate
  • Hong Tran

Family/Matrimonial (International Firms)

  • Jonathan Mok

Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)

  • Tow Lu Lim
  • Angela Yim

Intellectual Property (International Firms)

  • Gabriela Kennedy
  • Rosita Li

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)

  • Matthew McConkey

Real Estate: China-based (International Firms)

  • Andy Yeo

Real Estate: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)

  • FK Au
  • Robert Lynn
  • Andrew MacGeoch
  • Ricky Yiu

Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)

  • Justine Lau
  • John Marsden
  • Richard Tollan

Shipping: Finance (International Firms)

  • Maggie Cheung
  • Dean Young

TMT: Information Technology (International Firms)

  • Gabriela Kennedy

TMT: Telecommunications & Broadcasting (International Firms)

  • Gabriela Kennedy


General Business Law

  • Jason Elder


General Business Law: International Firms

  • Nathan Dodd
  • Ben Thompson


Projects & Infrastructure: International

  • Nathan Dodd
  • Ben Thompson


Banking & Finance

  • David Harrison

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets

  • Hoang Anh Nguyen


  • David Harrison

International Trade

  • Matthew McConkey

Media Contact

  • Helen Obi
    Senior Corporate Communications & PR Manager
    T +44 20 3130 8527
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