22 Sep 2014

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners Voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Firm of the Year 2014 in Indonesia and Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year

SINGAPORE, 22 September 2014 - Rajah & Tann has been voted as the most “Responsive Domestic Firm of the Year” for the 3rd consecutive year in the Asian-MENA Counsel 2014. Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East, the survey was sent to 21,000 in-house counsel across 11 jurisdictions and distributed both online and at 17 of the In-House Community Congress and Symposium events as part of the 8th Annual Asia-MENA Counsel In-House Community ‘Representing Corporate Asia & Middle East’ survey.

The Firm is also recognised as “Firm of the Year” in 10 practice areas and it is the only leading local law firm to be named for awards in Insurance, Maritime and Shipping and Restructuring and Insolvency.

In addition, member law firms of the Rajah & Tann Asia network gained momentum in several categories with Assegaf Hamzah & Partners voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Firm of the Year 2014” and most “Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year” in Indonesia. The member firm was also awarded "Firm of the Year" in eight key categories with honourable mentions further across eight other leading practice areas.Christopher & Lee Ong scored home advantage with honourable mentions in key financial and dispute practices.

Rajah & Tann Asia is the region’s new home team that brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, and is well-positioned to offer the highest standards of service to locally-based clients across the regions.

The listing of the awards is as follows:

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

  • Voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Firm of the Year 2014 in Indonesia
  • Voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year
  • Voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Firm of the Year in the following practice areas:

         1. Anti-Trust / Competition

         2. Banking and Finance

         3. Compliance / Regulatory

         4. Islamic Finance

         5. Life Sciences

         6. Litigation and Dispute Resolution

         7. Real Estate / Construction

         8. Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Honourable Mentions:

         1. Alternative Investment Funds

         2. Capital Markets

         3. Corporate M&A

         4. Insurance

         5. Maritime & Shipping

         6. Projects and Project Financing

         7. Taxation

         8. TMT

Rajah & Tann Singapore

  • Voted as Asian-MENA 2014 Most Responsive Domestic Firm
  • Voted as Asian-MENA In-House Community Firm of the Year in the following practice areas:

          1. Anti-Trust / Competition

          2. Banking and Finance

          3. Compliance / Regulatory

          4. Corporate and M&A

          5. Insurance

          6. International Arbitration

          7. Litigation and Dispute Resolution

          8. Maritime and Shipping

          9. Real Estate / Construction

        10. Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Honourable Mention: Employment

 Christopher & Lee Ong

  • Honourable Mentions:

          1. Banking and Finance

          2. Litigation and Dispute & Resolution