Award The Legal 500

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: China Edition 2024

In the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: China Edition, Kirkland was recommended in 15 practice areas. Additionally, four lawyers are featured in the “Hall of Fame,” 10 lawyers are named “Leading Individuals,” four lawyers are recognized as “Next Generation Partners,” and another lawyer was named a “Rising Star.”

A team of researchers conducted in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients to produce this list of Asia’s leading law firms. Legal 500 cited clients who recognized Kirkland as “second to none in terms of thought leadership and structuring innovation” and for being a firm with “expert knowledge and deep experience.”  

Kirkland received Tier 1 rankings in:

China: Dispute Resolution – Litigation: Foreign Firms
China: Private Equity: Foreign Firms
China: Restructuring and Insolvency: Foreign Firms
Hong Kong: Capital Markets (Equity)
Hong Kong: Corporate (including M&A)
Hong Kong: Investment Funds
Hong Kong: Private Equity
Hong Kong: Restructuring and Insolvency

The Firm was also recognized in:

China: Banking and Finance: Foreign Firms
China: Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms
China: Investment Funds: Foreign Firms
China: Regulatory/Compliance: Foreign Firms
Hong Kong: Banking and Finance
Hong Kong: Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration
Hong Kong: Regulatory – Anti-Corruption and Compliance