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Chambers Asia 2010 Recognizes 14 O'Melveny Lawyers, 22 Practice Areas

May 13, 2010

Chambers Asia 2010, Asia's Leading Lawyers for Business, has ranked 14 O'Melveny lawyers, five of whom are ranked in the top band of their respective practice areas. The Firm was also recommended in 22 practice areas. 

 

In 2009, Chambers Asia recognized 17 lawyers, six of whom were ranked in the top band of their respective practice areas. The Firm was also recommended in 12 practice areas.

 

Five lawyers were ranked in the top band in their respective practice areas: Neil Campbell (Partner, HK) for Capital Markets: International & Hong Kong Law: Securitization (China/Hong Kong); Bertie Mehigan (Partner, SG) for Restructuring/Insolvency: Foreign (Singapore); Lawrence Sussman (Partner, BJ) for Tax: Foreign (China); Walker Wallace (Partner, SH) for Private Equity: China-based: Buyouts (China/Hong Kong); and Friven Yeoh (Partner, HK) for Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (China/Hong Kong).

 

The four O'Melveny practice areas ranked in the top band in the guide are: Private Equity: China-based: Buyouts (China/Hong Kong); Private Equity: China-based: Venture Capital Investment (China/Hong Kong); Restructuring/Insolvency: Foreign (Singapore); and Tax: Foreign (China).

 

The guide also recommends:

Dale Araki (Partner, TK), Corporate/M&A: Foreign (Japan)

Kurt Berney (Partner, SH), Capital Markets: US Law (China/Hong Kong)
Nathan Bush (Partner, BJ), International Trade: International Firms (Asia-wide); Competition/Antitrust: International & Hong Kong Firms (China)

Dean Collins (Partner, SG), Investment Funds: Foreign (Singapore)

Mark Fairbairn (Partner, HK), Restructuring/Insolvency (China/Hong Kong)
Joel Hogarth (Partner, SG),Overseas Counsel: Corporate/Commercial (Indonesia); Restructuring/Insolvency: Foreign (Singapore)

Portia Ku (Partner, SH), Capital Markets: US Law (China/Hong Kong)

Yogi Maeda (Partner, TK), Employment (Japan)
Bertie Mehigan (Partner, SG), Overseas Counsel: Banking & Finance (Indonesia); Banking & Finance: Foreign (Singapore)
Huey Yann Thong (Partner, SG), Banking & Finance: Foreign (Singapore)
Walker Wallace (Partner, SH), Corporate/M&A: China deals (China/Hong Kong)
Friven Yeoh (Partner, HK), Arbitration: International (Asia-wide)

 

The Firm is also recommended for the following practice areas and regions:

Banking & Finance: China Deals (China/Hong Kong)

Banking & Finance: Foreign (Singapore)
Capital Markets: Equity (Asia-wide)

Capital Markets: International & Hong Kong Law: Equity (China/Hong Kong)
Capital Markets: International & Hong Kong Law: Securitization (China/Hong Kong)
Capital Markets: US Law (China/Hong Kong)

Competition/Antitrust: International & Hong Kong Firms (China)

Corporate/M&A (Asia-wide)
Corporate/M&A: China Deals (China/Hong Kong)
Corporate/M&A: Foreign: Mid-Market/FDI (Singapore)

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong Law & China Deals (China/Hong Kong)

Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Asia-wide)
Dispute Resolution: China: Foreign (China/Hong Kong)
Dispute Resolution: Foreign (Japan)

Dispute Resolution: Hong Kong (China/Hong Kong)
International Trade: International Firms (Asia-wide)

Investment Funds: Foreign (Singapore)

Overseas Counsel: Corporate & Finance (Indonesia)

 

Chambers and Partners have been publishing their world-famous guides to the legal profession since 1990. Covering the entire Asian continent and over 20 areas of law, Chambers Asia ranks the leading law firms and lawyers across the region.