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Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 ranks Mayer Brown JSM in 31 categories and recognizes 15 lawyers as “Leading Individuals”

3 November 2014

Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2015 edition of Legal 500 Asia Pacific ranked the firm in 31 categories. Of these rankings, 10 are top-tier:

  • Asset Finance, Hong Kong;
  • Banking & Finance, Vietnam, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • Capital Markets, Vietnam, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong, for the second consecutive year;
  • Employment, Hong Kong, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • Insurance, Hong Kong, for the eighth consecutive year;
  • Intellectual Property, Hong Kong;
  • Real Estate: Foreign Firms, China, for the fifth consecutive year;
  • Real Estate, Hong Kong, for the eighth consecutive year; and
  • Restructuring & Insolvency, Hong Kong, for the fifth consecutive year.

The publication also listed 15 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • Duncan Abate – Employment, Hong Kong
  • FK Au – Real Estate, Hong Kong
  • David Boyle – Construction, Hong Kong 
  • Jason Elder – Capital Markets: Debt, Hong Kong
  • David Ellis – Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Hong Kong
  • Nick Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
  • TL Lim – Insurance, Hong Kong
  • Robert Lynn – Real Estate, Hong Kong
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Hong Kong
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen – Banking & Finance Vietnam
  • Kevin Owen – Construction, Hong Kong
  • Richard Stock – Asset Finance, Hong Kong
  • Hong Tran – Employment, Hong Kong
  • Henry Wang – Corporate and M&A, China
  • Kenny Wong – Intellectual Property, Hong Kong

Following is a complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2015 edition of Legal 500 Asia Pacific:


  • Banking & Finance: Foreign Firms 
  • Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms 
  • Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms 
  • Real Estate: Foreign Firms 

Hong Kong

  • Asset Finance 
  • Banking & Finance 
  • Capital Markets: Debt 
  • Capital Markets: Equity 
  • Construction 
  • Corporate and M&A 
  • Dispute Resolution 
  • Employment 
  • Insurance 
  • Intellectual Property  
  • International Arbitration 
  • Investment Funds 
  • Private Equity 
  • Real Estate 
  • Regulatory 
  • Regulatory: Anti-corruption & Compliance 
  • Restructuring /Insolvency 
  • Shipping 
  • TMT


  • Foreign Firms 


  • Projects and Energy: Foreign Firms 


  • Corporate and M&A (including Capital Markets) 
  • Restructuring /Insolvency 


  • Banking & Finance 
  • Capital Markets 
  • Corporate and M&A 
  • Projects and Energy 
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