22 May 2017

Rajah & Tann Asia Bags Several ALB Awards

SINGAPORE, 22 May 2017 – Four member firms of Rajah & Tann Asia bagged several awards at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) South East Asia Law Awards 2017 on Thursday, 18 May. Rajah & Tann Singapore clinched the Corporate Citizenship law firm of the year award. The firm, together with R&T Asia (Thailand) and Malaysian partner firm Christopher & Lee Ong, received the Equity Market Deal of the year (premium) award for Top Glove's secondary listing on SGX.

Indonesian firm Assegaf Hamzah & Partners received the Debt Market Deal of the year (premium) award for Republic of Indonesia's sovereign sukuk issuance as well as the M&A Deal of the year (midsize) award for Go-Jek’s fundraising round.

Rajah & Tann Asia’s Chairman, Lee Eng Beng, SC said: “We are delighted that our network of law firms has won significant awards for outstanding work which has received recognition at the regional awards event. The awards would not have been possible without our clients’ belief in us and our commitment to provide the highest standard of legal excellence. Our regional capabilities are growing from strength to strength and our network firms in the region are well positioned to support the diverse needs of our clients across borders.”

The ALB Awards were announced at a black-tie dinner organised by Thomson Reuters held at The St. Regis Singapore. The awards recognise outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams that have significantly contributed to the evolving regional legal landscape.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capacity to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With around 650 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.