Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 Highlights Akin Gump Practices, Lawyers

(Hong Kong) – Chambers & Partners, in its Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 guide, has recognized seven Akin Gump lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice. Chambers Asia-Pacific covers 41 jurisdictions, from the Central Asian region to Japan, from Mongolia to the South Pacific.

In Singapore, the firm is ranked in the area of “Investment Funds: International” and Robert Griffin is recommended among the practice area’s leading lawyers.

In the Asia-Pacific region, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

International Trade/WTO

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

In China, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)

  • Gregory Puff

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)

  • Stephen Kho

Investment Funds (International Firms)

Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)

These rankings follow Akin Gump’s recent recognition by The Asian Lawyer as being among its Asia Legal Awards 2016 finalists in the category of “Finance Deal of the Year: Projects” for its role advising PJSC LUKOIL on a project financing of up to $1 billion to finance further development of the Shah Deniz gas field (Phase 2) in the South Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan. To read more about the deal, please click here. The winners of the Asia Legal Awards will be announced in Hong Kong on February 23.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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