The 2019 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific ranked Mayer Brown in 32 practice categories, up from 29 last year. The 2019 guide includes five Band One rankings for Mayer Brown:

  • Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China, for the ninth consecutive year
  • Construction (International Firms), China, for the second year
  • Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China, for the eight consecutive year
  • Insurance: Contentious (International Firms), China, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Real Estate (International Firms), China, for the twelfth consecutive year

The new chambers edition also recognized 44 Mayer Brown lawyers with 60 total rankings, including two lawyers who were designated as "Senior Statesmen" and another six lawyers who achieved Band One rankings:

Senior Statesmen

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

Band One

  • Duncan Abate – Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Intellectual Property (International Firms), China; and TMT: Information Technology (International Firms), China
  •  John Marsden – Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms), China
  • Richard Stock – Aviation: Finance (International Firms), China
  • Hong Tran – Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms), China

Below is the complete list of the 2019 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)
  • Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
  • Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
  • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
  • Construction (International Firms)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (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


  • General Business Law: International Firms


  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Projects & Infrastructure: International

South Korea

  • Dispute Resolution: International Firms


  • Restructuring/Insolvency


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

Individual Rankings:

Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance
Richard Stock

International Trade/WTO
Matthew J McConkey


Aviation: Finance (International Firms)
Richard J I Stock

Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
Doo-Soon Choi

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
Thomas Kollar

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

Capital Markets: High-Yield Products (International Firms)
Jason T Elder

Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
Hannah C L Ha 

Construction (International Firms)
Geoffrey Y M Chan
Tom Fu
Menachem Hasofer

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
Nicholas D Hunsworth
Alan Linning 

Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms)
Duncan A W Abate
Hong Tran

Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (International Firms)
Alan Linning

Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)
Tow Lu Lim
Angela S Y Yim

Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy  

Real Estate (International Firms)
F K Au
Peter Ho
Robert S Y Lynn
Ricky Yiu

Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)
John M Marsden 

Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
Maggie C K Cheung  

TMT: Information Technology (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy

TMT: Telecommunications & Broadcasting (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy


Dispute Resolution (International Firms)

Yu-Jin Tay


Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Yu-Jin Tay


Rupert Burrows

Projects & Energy: International
Rupert Burrows


General Business Law
Jason T Elder (Expertise based abroad in China)


General Business Law: International Firms
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Yu-Jin Tay

Energy & Natural Resources: International
Nick Kouvaritakis

Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson

Pieter de Ridder

South Korea

Dispute Resolution: International Firms
Yu-Jin Tay


Banking & Finance
David Harrison  

David Harrison

International Trade
Matthew McConkey (Expertise based abroad in USA)