Mayer Brown has been ranked by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 in 41 practice areas. Of these, seven are top-tier:

  • Asset Finance (Aviation Finance), Hong Kong, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Asset Finance (Shipping Finance), Hong Kong, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Foreign Desks – Myanmar, for the fifth consecutive year
  • Insurance, Hong Kong, for the 14th consecutive year
  • Labor and Employment, Hong Kong, for the 14th consecutive year
  • Real Estate and Construction: Foreign Firms, China, for the 12th consecutive year
  • Real Estate, Hong Kong, for the 14th consecutive year

The publication also recognized seven lawyers in the elite "Hall of Fame" and 18 lawyers in the "Leading Individuals" categories:

Hall of Fame:

  • Duncan Abate – Labor and Employment, Hong Kong
  • F.K. Au – Real Estate, Hong Kong
  • Rupert Burrows – Projects and Energy: International Firms and Joint Ventures, Japan
  • Jason Elder – Capital Markets (Debt), Hong Kong
  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Hong Kong
  • Robert Lynn – Real Estate, Hong Kong
  • Richard Stock – Asset Finance (Aviation Finance), Hong Kong

Leading Individuals:

  • Geoffrey Chan – Construction, Hong Kong
  • Maggie Cheung – Asset Finance (Shipping Finance), Hong Kong
  • Doos Choi – Banking and Finance, Hong Kong
  • Hallam Chow – Projects and Energy: Foreign Firms, China; Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, China
  • Tom Fu – Real Estate and Construction: Foreign Firms, China
  • Hannah Ha – Antitrust and Competition, Hong Kong
  • Menachem Hasofer – Construction, Hong Kong
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Intellectual Property, Hong Kong; TMT, Hong Kong
  • Thomas Kollar – Capital Markets (Debt), Hong Kong
  • Mei Ling Lew – Construction, Hong Kong
  • John Marsden – Restructuring and Insolvency, Hong Kong
  • Tom Pugh – Restructuring and Insolvency, Hong Kong
  • Kayal Sachi – Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, Singapore
  • Thomas So – Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, Hong Kong
  • Benjamin Thompson – Foreign Desks, Myanmar
  • Hong Tran – Labor and Employment, Hong Kong
  • Conor Warde – Asset Finance (Shipping Finance), Hong Kong
  • Andy Yeo – Real Estate and Construction: Foreign Firms, China

Eight Mayer Brown lawyers have also been listed in the "Next Generation" category for their practice area:

  • Orsolya Szotyory-Grove – Corporate and M&A, Vietnam
  • Amita Haylock – Intellectual Property, Hong Kong; TMT, Hong Kong
  • Nick Kouvaritakis – Energy: Foreign Firms, Singapore
  • Ian Roebuck – Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, Singapore
  • Boya Shen – Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms, China
  • Jennifer Tam – Labor and Employment, Hong Kong
  • Alvin Yeung – Real Estate, Hong Kong

The following is a complete list of practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 Asia Pacific:

China

  • Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms
  • Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms
  • Investment Funds: Foreign Firms
  • Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms
  • Private Equity: Foreign Firms
  • Projects and Energy: Foreign Firms
  • Real Estate and Construction: Foreign Firms
  • TMT: Foreign Firms

Hong Kong

  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Asset Finance (Aviation Finance)
  • Asset Finance (Shipping Finance)
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets (Debt)
  • Capital Markets (Equity)
  • Construction
  • Corporate (Including M&A)
  • Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution – Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Structured Finance and Securitization
  • TMT

India

  • Foreign Firms

Indonesia

  • Foreign Firms

Japan

  • Banking and Finance, International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Corporate and M&A, International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Projects and Energy, International Firms and Joint Ventures

Mongolia

  • Leading Firms

Myanmar

  • Foreign Desks

Singapore

  • Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms
  • Energy: Foreign Firms
  • International Arbitration
  • Projects: Foreign Firms

South Korea

  • International Arbitration

Thailand

  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Vietnam

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A