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Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 ranks 26 Mayer Brown JSM practices and 40 lawyers

5 February 2016

The 2016 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ranked Mayer Brown JSM in 26 practice categories, including eight Band One rankings:

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

The new Chambers edition also recognised 40 Mayer Brown JSM lawyers, with 52 total rankings in 31 practice categories, including 11 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 & Finance, Vietnam; and Banking & Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Richard Stock – Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China
  • Dean Young – Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Following is a complete list of the 2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings for Mayer Brown JSM.

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


  • 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


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

Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms)
Vincent Sum

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
Vivien Yip

Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)
Duncan Abate 
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

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


Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder


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 
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets 
Hoang Anh Nguyen

David Harrison

International Trade
Matthew McConkey

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