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Deacons features on the Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2016 shortlist

We are pleased to announce that several Deacons’ lawyers and the firm itself have been shortlisted for the Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2016, held by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group.

Individual Nominations

  • Best in capital markets – Rhoda Yung
  • Best in insolvency and restructuring – Teresa Lau
  • Best in IP litigation – Charmaine Koo
  • Best in patent and trade mark prosecution – Catherine Zheng

Firm Nominations

  • Hong Kong – independent firm
  • Best national firm for talent management
  • Best national firm mentoring programme

The Asia Women in Business Law Awards recognise leading female lawyers in Asia and celebrate the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management.  It is supported by the Women’s Foundation, Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association.

The ceremony will take place on Wednesday November 9 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong.

In 2015, the firm was awarded “Best National Firm for Talent Management” and “Hong Kong Independent Firm of the Year” and in previous years senior partner Lilian Chiang and partners Annie Tsoi and Charmaine Koo have all been honoured with individual awards.

Key Contacts

Rhoda Yung

Partner | Corporate Finance

Email or call +852 2825 9624

Catherine Zheng

Partner | Intellectual Property

Email or call +852 2825 9617

Teresa Lau

Partner | Banking and Finance

Email or call +852 2825 9701

Charmaine Koo

Consultant | Intellectual Property

Email or call +852 2825 9300

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