About Asia Legal Awards

The Asian Lawyer, in association with The American Lawyer, China Law & Practice and Legal Week, is inviting nominations for the 2019 Asia Legal Awards, where the region's top lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams will gather to celebrate their most stellar achievements of the year.

As Asia’s most renowned ceremony for the legal elite, The Asia Legal Awards honor the best work in the region. Across our coverage of practice areas and disciplines we intend to identify the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in Asia.

This contest will be open to all firms with offices in Asia. Winners will be revealed at a gala dinner held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong.

We have added a few new categories this year including Litigation and Investigations Lawyer of the YearEnergy and Infrastructure Lawyer of the YearTrade Lawyer of the Year, and Alternative Legal Service Offering of the Year.

We will continue our grand prizes to acknowledge the best law firms and firm leaders in Asia over the past year with our grand prize awards Asian/International Law Firm Leader of the Year, Grand Asian/International Law Firm of the Year.

This Year Lee and Ko and Davis Polk & Wardwell, respectively were awarded Asian and International Firm of the Year at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards.

We will honor in-house legal teams in our In-House Legal Department of the Year category.

Decisions will be made by the editorial staff of The Asian LawyerThe American LawyerChina Law & Practice and Legal Week. ALM’s award-winning publications have long been known for their journalistic merit and absolute commitment to editorial independence and integrity. These awards will fall squarely in that tradition.