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Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 ranks 28 Mayer Brown JSM practices and 45 lawyers

11 February 2015

The 2015 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ranked Mayer Brown JSM in 28 practice categories, including eight Band One rankings:

  • Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China, for the fifth consecutive year;
  • Banking & Finance, Vietnam, for the sixth consecutive year;
  • Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • Insurance: Contentious (International Firms), China, for the third consecutive year;
  • International Trade, Vietnam;
  • Real Estate (International Firms), China, for the fifth consecutive year;
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms), China, for the fifth consecutive year; and
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China, for the eighth consecutive year.

The new Chambers edition also recognized 45 Mayer Brown JSM lawyers, with 59 total rankings in 33 practice categories, including 14 lawyers who achieved a total of 17 Band One or higher rankings:

Senior Statesmen

  • Ian Chapman – Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms), China
  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China

Eminent Practitioner

  • Kwon Lee – Real Estate: Hong Kong-based (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 & Finance, Vietnam; and Banking & Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Richard Stock – Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China
  • Angela Yim – Insurance: Contentious (International Firms), China
  • Dean Young – Shipping: Finance, Asia-Pacific Region; and Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Following is a complete list of the 2015 Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings for Mayer Brown JSM.

Practice Category Rankings:

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Aviation: Finance  
  • Banking & Finance  
  • Intellectual Property  
  • 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 (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


  • Projects & Infrastructure: International


  • Restructuring/Insolvency


  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • 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

Shipping: Finance
Dean Young  


Aviation: Finance (International Firms)
Stuart Miller  
Richard Stock
Ashley Wong

Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
Francis Chen

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 (International Firms)
Nicholas Hunsworth   
Thomas So
Jacob Tse   
Vivien Yip  

Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)
Duncan Abate  
Anita Lam
Hong Tran

Family/Matrimonial (International Firms)
Jonathan Mok 

Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)
Tow Lu Lim
Jacob Tse
Angela Yim

Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy
Rosita Li
Eugene Low 

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey

Real Estate: China-based (International Firms)
Andy Yeo

Real Estate: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
FK Au   
Keith Cheung
Kwon Lee  
Robert Lynn
Andrew MacGeoch
Ricky Yiu

Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)
Ian Chapman
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


Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder

International Trade
Matthew McConkey 


General Business Law
Jason Elder


General Business Law: International Firms
Nathan Dodd   


Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson  


Projects & Energy
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson  


Banking & Finance
David Harrison  
Hoang Anh Nguyen  

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets
Hoang Anh Nguyen  

International Trade
Matthew McConkey

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