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Weil Asia Earns Top Practice and Individual Recognitions in 2024 Edition of The Legal 500, with Hong Kong’s Private Equity Practice Ranked Tier 1 for the 12th Consecutive Year

Weil continues to demonstrate the Firm’s excellence in Asia, having received top-tier practice area and individual recognitions in the Legal 500 Greater China rankings for 2024.

Weil Asia’s outstanding expertise and accomplishments across multiple practice areas are evident in the new rankings and client testimonials. All of Weil’s pillar practices in Asia, including Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity and Restructuring & Insolvency, were recommended as top-tier in the region. Clients lauded our team’s “unparalleled levels of professionalism,” with attorneys who demonstrated “deep cross-border knowledge and execution capability” and “consistently went above and beyond to deliver a complex project across multiple time zones and jurisdictions.”

In particular, Weil’s industry rankings continue to demonstrate the Firm’s longstanding market leading position in private equity, with Weil’s Private Equity practice in Hong Kong achieving a Tier 1 ranking for the 12th year in a row. Our equally reputable Private Equity practice in China has also been ranked Tier 1 by the legal directory since 2020.

As a testament to our deep bench of expertise in Asia, all of Weil’s Shanghai and Hong Kong partners were recognized as Leading Individuals or Next Generation Partners in Private Equity, Corporate/M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency. Our future leaders also received outstanding recognition, notably partner Sandy Lin and counsel Jie Yuan, who have been named a Next Generation Partner in both Hong Kong Private Equity and Corporate/M&A and a Rising Star in Hong Kong Private Equity respectively for the first time.

The Legal 500 analyzes capabilities of law firms across the Asia Pacific, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the legal market across the region. The rankings highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. To view further details on Weil Asia’s rankings, please visit Legal 500.