Clifford Chance and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer were the
big winners at IFLR's annual Asia awards, held in Hong
Kong on February 28. Clifford Chance won international law firm
of the year, was also involved on two winning deals, and was
shortlisted in all eight team of the year categories.
Freshfields was also celebrating after picking up the
prestigious China practice award, which rewards international
firms for their innovation within China. The firm was also
named equity team of the year.
Herbert Smith Freehills won IFLR's first financial
services regulatory team of the year: the award was created to
respond to increasing demand due to global regulatory issues.
As for in-house teams, HSBC received the in-house debt and
equity-linked team of the year award while Credit Suisse scored
the in-house equity team of the year award.
The full list of winners is overleaf. Thank you to event
sponsors RR Donnelley and...