Deals of the Year 年度杰出交易

Debt Securities 债权融资

Baidu's US$1.0 billion offshore note offering
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Maples and Calder
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Bank of China Luxembourg EURO165 million acquisition finance to CGL for a pan-European logistics property portfolio from GIC 
Dutilh
Mayer Brown
Mourant Ozannes
NautaDutilh
Szecskay Attorneys at Law
White & Case

Boshi China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Closed-End Infrastructure Fund
Zhong Lun Law Firm

China Merchants Bank's issuance of US$600 million dual-tranche sustainability and green bonds
Clifford Chance
JunHe
Linklaters

Hungary's first green sovereign bond offering
Fangda Partners

ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. updates its US$20 billion of medium-term notes overseas
DeHeng Law Offices
JunHe 

Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government’s RMB 5 billion offshore multi-tranche RMB bonds
Allen & Overy
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunHe
Linklaters

State Grid successfully issued US $600 million + EUR 800 million dual currency bonds
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
King & Wood Mallesons

The world’s first sustainability re-linked notes offering by Bank of China Limited
Allen & Overy
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunZeJun Law Offices
Linklaters

Equity Securities 股权融资

Aquila Acquisition Corporation’s HK IPO – the first ever SPAC listing in Hong Kong
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Maples and Calder

Bilibili's Secondary Listing in Hong Kong
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Tian Yuan Law Firm

China Mobile’s USD8.2 billion Shanghai IPO
Haiwen & Partners
King & Wood Mallesons
Sullivan & Cromwell

China Telecom A-share listing
Haiwen & Partners

CNOOC's RMB 32 billion Shanghai IPO
AllBright Law Offices
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
DeHeng Law Offices

JL Mag Rare-Earth Hong Kong IPO
Allen & Overy
China Commercial Law Firm
Herbert Smith Freehills
Jingtian & Gongcheng

LianBio Initial Public Offering
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Cooley
Ropes & Gray
Zhong Lun Law Firm

NIO Inc.'s US$2 billion at-the-market offering
Latham & Watkins
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Finance 融资

Beijing Winter Olympic Sports Park Finance Project
Tian Yuan Law Firm

Export-Import Bank of China's issuance of the first perpetual bonds of policy bank on the national interbank bond market
Commerce & Finance Law Offices

ISP capital increase on Qingdao Bank
Dentons

US$ 1.8 billion leveraged financing to fund the privatisation of 51job
Fangda Partners
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Harney Westwood & Riegels
JunHe
Kirkland & Ellis
Linklaters
Maples and Calder
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
White & Case

US$6.5 billion senior secured revolving credit facilities for Alibaba Group Holding Limited
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Maples and Calder
White & Case

Wuhan Lichu Business Service's series B+ financing from Taikang
Fangda Partners
Grandway Law Offices
Haiwen & Partners

M&A 并购

BMW on acquiring a majority stake in its Chinese automotive joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive
Allen & Overy
Fangda Partners
JunHe
Shanghai Lang Yue Law Firm

China Post Life's stake sale to AIA
Clifford Chance
Debevoise & Pilmpton
JunHe 
Qinli Legal

Fangsheng Pharmaceutical and Baijun Medical's equity transfer and debt equity swap project with the wholly-owned subsidiary of DaVita
Kangda Law Firm
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Sidley Austin

New Frontier Health’s US$1.58 Billion Going Private Transaction
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Silk Road Fund deal
Latham & Watkins
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Sunland Law Firm
White & Case

SK hynix inc. in its acquisition of the NAND and SSD business from Intel Corporation
Bae, Kim & Lee
Fangda Partners
Kim & Chang
Linklaters
Munger, Tolles & Olson
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Sogou's US$3.5 billion going-private
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Haiwen & Partners 
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Zhong Lun Law Firm

US$4.3 billion take-private of 51job, Inc.
Davis Polk & Wardwell
JunHe 
Kirkland & Ellis
Paul Weiss
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sullivan & Cromwell
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Outbound Deal of the Year

Acquisition of Alcazar Energy Partners by a consortium led by China Three Gorges South Asia Investment
Allen & Overy
Bracewell
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Khalifeh & Partners
Sharkawy & Sarhan
Walkers

China Yangtze Power's compulsory tender offer project for Luz del Sur S.A.A.
JunHe 
Tian Yuan Law Firm

CITIC Resources Holdings Limited in it's complex Kazakhstan acquisition and restructuring
ASW Law
Borden Ladner Gervais
Eversheds Sutherland
Fieldfisher
Jia Yuan Law Office
Ogier
Olympex Advisers

Syndication Loan for Amur Gas Chemical Complex Project
DeHeng Law Offices

Terminix and CITIC Capital jointly invested in PRC domestic pesticide companies
JunHe

Projects & Energy 工程与能源

Acquisition of Alcazar Energy Partners by a consortium led by China Three Gorges South Asia Investment
Allen & Overy
Bracewell
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Khalifeh & Partners
Sharkawy & Sarhan
Walkers

Beijing City Vice Center Administrative Office District Phase II Start-up Plot Project
V&T Law Firm

GIC's US$1 billion investment in Envision Energy International
Herbert Smith Freehills

Goldwind US$270 million Green Loan for five wind power projects in Argentina
Baker McKenzie
Bruchou
Fangda Partners
King & Wood Mallesons
Mayer Brown

High-voltage direct current transmission greenfield investment of Kimal – Lo Aguirre Chile (Project Kilo)
Arteaga Gorziglia
Barros & Errázuriz
Claro & Cia
Clifford Chance
Eversheds Sutherland

Longyuan Power absorb and merge Pingzhuang Energy by issuing A shares to all shareholders of Pingzhuang Energy
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
King & Wood Mallesons
Zhong Lun Law Firm

The development and production of the Búzios field in Brazil
Sidley Austin
Mayer Brown
White & Case

Three Gorges Energy IPO and Listing on the Main Board of SSE
Zhong Lun Law Firm

TMT 电信、传媒及科技

Blockchain legal compliance special for Shenzhen Tencent Computer Systems Company Limited
V&T Law Firm

CAS Quantumnet Investment
Tian Yuan Law Firm

China Mobile Limited’s A-share IPO
Haiwen & Partners
King & Wood Mallesons

Cloudwalk Group's application for IPO
Grandway Law Offices

Equity acquisition of Pico by ByteDance
Guantao Law Firm

Shanghai Qiugu Investment Partnership's sale of the 99.9999% equity interests in the holding company of Smaato Group to Media and Games Invest Group
Baker McKenzie
FenXun
Llinks Law Offices

XPeng Inc.'s global offering of 85 million Class A ordinary shares
Fangda Partners
Sullivan & Cromwell
Harneys
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Firms of the Year 年度杰出律师事务所

Banking & Finance 银行及金融

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Dentons
Fangda Partners
FenXun Partners
Global Law Office
JunHe
Llinks Law Offices
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie 
Clifford Chance
DLA Piper
Linklaters
White & Case

Capital Markets 资本市场

China: 中国律所
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Fangda Partners
Haiwen & Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunHe
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Latham & Watkins
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Sullivan & Cromwell

Competition 竞争法

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Guantao Law Firm
Han Kun Law Offices
JunHe
Tian Yuan Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters

Dispute Resolution 争议解决

China: 中国律所
Chance Bridge Law Firm
Fangda Partners
FenXun Partners
Guantao Law Firm
JunHe
TianTong Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
Clifford Chance
DLA Piper
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Paul Hastings
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Healthcare & Life Sciences 生命科学

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Fangda Partners
FenXun Partners
Global Law Office
JunHe
Shihui Partners
Tian Yuan Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Bird & Bird
CMS
Cooley
Herbert Smith Freehills
Paul Hastings
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Intellectual Property 知识产权

China: 中国律所
Dentons
Fangda Partners
FenXun Partners
Global Law Office
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Llinks Law Offices
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie
Bird & Bird
Dorsey & Whitney
ELLALAN
Mayer Brown
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Steptoe & Johnson

Investment Funds 投资基金

China: 中国律所
Fangda Partners
Guantao Law Firm
Han Kun Law Offices
Jia Yuan Law Offices
Shihui Partners

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie 
Clifford Chance
Cooley
Kirkland & Ellis
Morrison Foerster
Ropes & Gray

Labor & Employment 劳动法

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Dentons
FenXun Partners
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Llinks Law Offices
Tian Yuan Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie
Bird & Bird
CMS
DLA Piper

M&A 并购

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Dentons
Fangda Partners
Haiwen & Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
JunHe
Tian Yuan Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie 
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
White & Case

Private Equity & Venture Capital 私募与风投

China: 中国律所
Fangda Partners
Guantao Law Firm
Han Kun Law Offices
Llinks Law Offices
Merits & Tree Law Offices
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Clifford Chance
Cooley
Kirkland & Ellis
Linklaters

Projects & Energy 工程与能源

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Fangda Partners
Global Law Office
Guantao Law Firm
Llinks Law Offices
Tian Yuan Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Clifford Chance
Linklaters

Real Estate 房地产

China: 中国律所
DeHeng Law Offices
Fangda Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunHe
Tian Yuan Law Firm
V&T Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Allen & Overy
DLA Piper

Regulatory & Compliance 监管及合规

China: 中国律所
Dentons
Fangda Partners
FenXun Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
JunHe
Llinks Law Offices
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Baker McKenzie 
Clifford Chance
CMS
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Latham & Watkins
Paul Hastings
Steptoe & Johnson
White & Case

TMT 电信、传媒及科技

China: 中国律所
CM Law Firm
Fangda Partners
Haiwen & Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunHe
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Bird & Bird
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Simmons and Simmons
Sullivan & Cromwell

Trade 国际贸易

China: 中国律所
Dentons
East & Concord Partners
Fangda Partners
Global Law Office
JunHe
JunZeJun Law Offices
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International: 国际律所
Eversheds Sutherland
Steptoe & Johnson


Lawyers of the Year

Competition Lawyer of the Year
Liang Ding, DeHeng Law Offices
Guan Yue, Guantao Law Firm
Chen Ma, Han Kun Law Offices
Fay Zhou, Linklaters
Huang Wei, Tian Yuan Law Firm

Cybersecurity Lawyer of the Year
Yinan Wang, DeHeng Law Offices
Wang Yuwei, Guantao Law Firm
Zhichao (Kevin) Duan, Han Kun Law Offices
Yuan Lizhi, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Xun Yang, Llinks Law Offices
Gabriela Kennedy, Mayer Brown
Raymond Wang (Xinrui Wang), Shihui Partners

Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year
Feng Liu, Dentons 
Hongjiang Li, Guantao Law Firm
Yan Wang, Han Kun Law Offices
Timothy C. Bickham, Steptoe & Johnson
Ping Gu, Zhong Lun Law Firm
Alan Chiu, Ellalan

Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year
Jonathan Isaacs, Baker McKenzie 
Shane Luo, Dentons
Helen Liao, Deacons
Liu Yuxiang, Haiwen & Partners
Bu Yimu, JunHe
Patrick Gu, Llinks Law Offices
Carol (Yeping) Zhu, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Private Client Lawyer of the Year
Jun Zhang, Dentons
Weifeng Guo, DeHeng Law Offices
Gu Wenjun, Guantao Law Firm
Bao Han, Haiwen & Partners
Han Chen, Han Kun Law Offices
Miao (Echo) Zhao, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Weiyi Wu, Shanghai Hairuo Partners
Hengka (Henry) Ji, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Real Estate & Construction Lawyer of the Year
Shiwen (Stephen) Dong, Han Kun Law Offices
Linming Jin, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Li Lishan, JunHe
Bernie Liu, Llinks Law Offices
Tom Fu, Mayer Brown
Ren Yanling, Tian Yuan Law Firm
Han Hao, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer of the Year
Simon Hui, Baker McKenzie
Michelle Gon, Han Kun Law Offices
Siyuan Liu, Jingtian & Gongcheng
David Pan, Llinks Law Offices
Katherine Wang, Ropes & Gray
Bingna Guo, White & Case
Xiangwen Liu, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Rising Star Lawyer of the Year
Yuxiang Hu, Chance Bridge Law Firm
Brandon Chow, Eric Chow & Co. in Association with Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Xin Liu, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Mayuree Sapsutthiporn, Kudun and Partners
Ruomu Li, Morrison Foerster
Yujing Liu, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Rossana Chu, LC Lawyers

Dealmakers & Other Categories

CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award
JunHe
Linklaters

Dealmaker of the Year - China
Yao Zhou, Dentons
Wu Xiaoliang, CM Law Firm
Wang Yang, Guantao Law Firm
Chaoying (Charles) Li, Han Kun Law Offices
Xiang Gao, Jingtian & Gongcheng
Xu Ping, Tian Yuan Law Firm
Eric Liu, Zhao Sheng Law Firm
Jun Cheng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Dealmaker of the Year - International
Will Cai, Cooley
Li He, Davis Polk & Wardwell
John Xu, Linklaters
Marcia Ellis, Morrison Foerster
Haiping Li, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Kay Ian Ng, Sullivan & Cromwell
Charles Ching, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Dan Ouyang, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Pro Bono Initiative of the Year
Gall
Han Kun Law Offices
JunHe
Linklaters
Zhong Lun Law Firm


In-House Awards 企业法务奖项

General Counsel of the Year - Chinese
Siting Liu, 4 Paradigm
Richard Cheng Li, I-Mab Biopharma

General Counsel of the Year - International
Aaron Shao, Abbott
Allen Gao, Accenture
Bobo Xu, Hongkong Land

In-House Rising Star Lawyer of the Year
Edward Tung, ORI Capital
Jian Li, Wuhan Optics Valley Industrial Investment
Yu Gu, Missfresh

In-House Team of the Year - Chinese
I-Mab Biopharma
Luckin Coffee 
Taikang Insurance Group 

In-House Team of the Year - International
Accenture
Hongkong Land
Marriott International


Grand Prix Awards 年度大奖

Most Innovative Firm of the Year 年度最创新律师事务所
DeHeng Law Offices
Dentons
FenXun Partners
Global Law Office
Guantao Law Firm
Haiwen & Partners
Llinks Law Offices

China Firm of the Year 年度中国律师事务所
Fangda Partners
Han Kun Law Offices
Jingtian & Gongcheng
JunHe
Tian Yuan Law Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm

International Firm of the Year 年度国际律师事务所
Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Linklaters
Mayer Brown
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
White & Case