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

15 September 2016

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.