Bird & Bird achieves superb Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018 results


The 2018 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific was published and Bird & Bird achieved impressive results with 24 practice area listings, three more than last year, and 136 individual recognitions.

Bird & Bird is recognised as a top tier firm in four areas:

  • China: Intellectual Property - Foreign Firms
  • Hong Kong: Intellectual Property
  • Hong Kong: TMT
  • Singapore: Intellectual Property - Local Firms

Six Bird & Bird lawyers are singled out as “Leading Individuals”:

  • Matthew Laight: Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms, China & Intellectual Property, Hong Kong
  • Richard Keady: Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Hong Kong
  • Alison Wong: Intellectual Property, Hong Kong
  • Michelle Chan: TMT, Hong Kong
  • Susan de Silva: Labour & Employment: Local firms, Singapore
  • Alban Kang: Intellectual Property: Local firms, Singapore

The firm as has five individuals selected as “Next Generation Lawyers”:

  • Dorie Wong: Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms, China
  • Simon Wong: Corporate (including M&A), Hong Kong
  • James Wong: Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Hong Kong
  • Victor Tse: Intellectual Property, Hong Kong
  • Gene Kwek: Intellectual Property, Singapore

Highlights for this edition include new firm rankings for Healthcare & Life Sciences; Foreign firms in China, and Asset Finance: Foreign Firms in Singapore.

Our firm rankings have improved in the following sections:

  • Australia: IT & Telecoms
  • China: Dispute Resolution: Foreign Firms
  • China: Labour & Employment: Foreign firms
  • Hong Kong: Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • India: Foreign Firms

To view the rankings in full please click here.