Deacons has recently been shortlisted by China Law & Practice (a Euromoney publication) for “M&A Deals of the Year” and “Firms of the Year” under the Hong Kong category.
The M&A deal refers to Yue Xiu's acquisition of 75% stake in Chong Hing Bank which we advised on alongside Baker & McKenzie and Zhong Lun Law Firm.
The awards ceremony will be held on September 18th 2014 in Beijing. The event annually celebrates the top deals and top law firms in China in key practice areas. The winners are judged on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence within their fields over the last 12 months.