13 Jan 2023

Rajah & Tann Asia secures top rankings and reaches new heights in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023

Rajah & Tann Asia drives its outstanding track record of top rankings into yet another edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific publication, with a total of 79 practice areas ranked across nine Southeast Asian jurisdictions. The network also saw a record number of 296 lawyers recognised or mentioned in the 2023 guide.

With 87% of ranked practice areas placed in Tiers 1 and 2, and three additional ranked areas alongside 16 newly recognised lawyers, the regional network’s performance demonstrates not merely its commitment to excellence, but also continuous enhancement and expansion of its offerings and standards.

Leading the pack, Rajah & Tann Singapore has been ranked in Tiers 1 and 2 in all 21 domestic categories with a total of 16 Tier 1 appearances. The firm also sits at Tier 2 in its newly ranked area of Start-up and Venture Capital.

Similarly, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners has also displayed their formidable strength as a top firm, appearing in all 14 domestic categories, of which 12 areas are ranked Tier 1 and the remaining two in Tier 2.

Christopher & Lee Ong shares the network’s stellar achievements with over half of its ranked practices in Tier 1 and five new practitioners joining fellow colleagues in the rankings as leading or next generation lawyers. The firm is also newly ranked for Capital Markets.

In the Philippines, C&G Law sees its Dispute Resolution and Labour and Employment practices both moving up to Tier 1. The fast-growing firm has also seized a new spot in Immigration.

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers continues to be ranked in Tier 1 in Vietnam for Data Protection, Real Estate and Construction, Shipping and Aviation, Tax and TMT.

Our offices in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand have held on to leading firm standings in their respective locations.

This year, clients continue their high praises for Rajah & Tann Asia for its “unyielding commitment to service which sets them apart”, where the network “provides excellence at every level” and “[brings] together individual stars to form a multifaceted team who work brilliantly together for the good of the case”.

Published annually, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. The rankings reflect the results of detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with GCs and private practice lawyers.

View our full rankings here: https://www.rajahtannasia.com/accolades/2023-accolades/the-legal-500-asia-pacific

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About Rajah & Tann Asia – https://www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand the Philippines and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. The network’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Brunei, Japan and South Asia. With over 800 fee earners, all working together towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.