China Law & Practice is now inviting nominations for the 2018 China Law & Practice Awards, where lawyers, law firms and in-house teams in China will gather to celebrate the best legal work of the year.
The deadline for submission is June 29, 2018. Please visit the awards’ online portal to enter.
This contest will be open to all firms with offices in mainland China. The China Law & Practice Awards carry a comprehensive set of Firm of the Year and Lawyer of the Year categories that span the most sought-after areas of expertise. We will also focus on specific transactions and credit all of those involved. Nine deals are up for grabs, including debt and equity capital markets, energy, finance, M&A, private equity, real estate, outbound and technology, media and telecommunications.
Grand prizes include the Most Innovative Firm of the Year, International Firm of the Year and China Firm of the Year.
We will also honor four In-house Teams of the Year, and invite law firms to make submissions based on exceptional work undertaken by general counsel and their teams in China
Among the big winners in 2017 were JunHe, which scooped the ultimate China Law Firm of the Year award, and Clifford Chance, feted the International Law Firm of the Year. Ant Financial, Intel, China Development Bank and BNP Paribas were awarded as China’s best in-house legal departments.
Winners of the China Law & Practice Awards will be announced at a dinner gala held on September 13, 2018 at The St Regis Beijing.