Mayer Brown announced that it received three awards at the prestigious Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards. In the highly-competitive Real Estate and Intellectual Property practice categories, Mayer Brown was recognized as Law Firm of the Year. The firm also received the M&A Deal of the Year.

This year’s recognition marks the 15th time the firm received the Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, illustrating its leadership position in the industry.

Commenting on the win, Keith Cheung, firm practice leader of Real Estate Markets in Asia said, "We are humbled to have received the Real Estate Law Firm of the Year award again from ALB which underpins our preeminent position as a legal advisor in the real estate sector. Thank you to our clients and our staff for their continuous support."

Mayer Brown also received Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year, for its multi-jurisdictional work representing global clients to protect, preserve and enforce their intellectual property assets.

Gabriela Kennedy, who heads the firm’s TMT and IP practices in Asia, said, “This is a fantastic recognition of our cutting-edge work as a law firm in the IP practice. Our ability to work with our clients on innovative solutions has been the key to our success." 

Finally, the firm also received the M&A Deal of the Year award for its advisory role in Swire Properties’ sale of City Plaza One to Gaw Capital fund for HK$9.845 billion. 

The ALB Hong Kong Law Awards recognize the top private practitioners, as well as elite in-house legal departments in Hong Kong. The awards were selected by an independent panel of judges after reviewing information submitted by the finalists along with intensive research conducted by the publication. 

For more on the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021, please visit here.