July 31, 2023
Weil’s industry rankings continue to demonstrate the Firm’s longstanding market leading position in private equity, with Weil’s Private Equity practice in China and Hong Kong achieving a Tier 1 ranking by IFLR1000 Asia-Pacific for the 13th and 10th year in a row respectively. Weil’s M&A, Banking and Leveraged Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency practices were likewise highly recognized.
As a testament to our deep bench of expertise in Asia, a majority of Weil’s Asia partners and counsel were recognized as Highly Regarded or Rising Star lawyers in our pillar practice areas. Of note are individuals receiving recognitions for the first time, including Sandy Lin who has been named “Rising Star Partner” in Private Equity, Kevin Yao who has been named “Highly Regarded” lawyer in Leveraged Finance, Tara Hamilton who has been named “Rising Star” in Restructuring and Insolvency, and Graham Price who has been named “Rising Star” in Leveraged Finance.
IFLR1000 evaluates law firms and lawyers by practice area based on qualitative research, deal data and client feedback. Firm and lawyers that consistently – over at least several research cycles – advise on a share of the most complex or innovative transactions or matters in their markets and receive excellent feedback, will be ranked.