Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019: shortlist announced

awards

The shortlist for the awards has been announced. Reserve your place now

The evening will celebrate the advancement of women in the legal profession throughout the region. During the evening, there will be rewards for individuals in practice area categories and firm awards highlighting the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, work-life balance, pro-bono work and talent management.

To reserve your place, please email James Murray at james.murray@euromoneyasia.com or call +852 2842 6936.

Individual awards

Aviation

Marylou Bilawala, Wadia Ghandy & Co

Sarah Catchpole, Kennedys

Peng Lim, Kennedys

Kate Seaton, HFW

H.K. Helen Sohn, Lee & Ko

Ling Wang, King & Wood Mallesons

Ashley Wong, King & Wood Mallesons

Jia Hui Yip, Tay & Partners

Banking and finance

Janelene Chen, Norton Rose Fulbright

Yuen-Yee Cho, King & Wood Mallesons

Nathalie Hobbs, Linklaters

Satoko Kuwabara, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Vicki Liu, Allen & Overy

Indri Pramitaswari Guritno, Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Shirley Wang, FenXun Partners

Capital markets: Debt

Margaret Chin, Allen & Gledhill

Pallavi Gopinath-Aney, Allen & Overy

Hyunjoo Oh, Lee & Ko

Kaya Proudian, White & Case

Anna-Marie Slot, Ashurst

Capital markets: Equity

Miyuki Ishiguro, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Teresa Ko, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Celia Lam, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Amy Lo, Clifford Chance

Philippa Stone, Herbert Smith Freehills

Zheng Su, King & Wood Mallesons

Ivy Wong, Baker McKenzie

Commercial arbitration

Sheila Ahuja, Allen & Overy

Ritu Bhalla, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Elodie Dulac, King & Spalding

Brenda Horrigan, Herbert Smith Freehills

Swee Yen Koh, WongPartnership

Yoshimi Ohara, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Helen Shi, Fangda Partners

Huawei Sun, Zhong Lun Law Firm

May Tai, Herbert Smith Freehills

Competition / antitrust

Kala Anandarajah, Rajah & Tann

Elizabeth Avery, Gilbert + Tobin

Liza Carver, Herbert Smith Freehills

Fiona Crosbie, Allens

Lynsey Edgar, Baker McKenzie

Hannah Ha, Mayer Brown

Belinda Harvey, Norton Rose Fulbright

Yung Yung Janet Hui, JunHe

Sarah Keene, Russell McVeagh

Shweta Shroff Chopra, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Energy, natural resources & mining

Kate Axup, Allens

Emma Covacevich, Clayton Utz

Monalisa Dimalanta, Puyat Jacinto & Santos

Linh Doan, Watson Farley & Williams

Carolyn Dong, DLA Piper

Sawanee Sethsathira, Baker McKenzie

Jihong Wang, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Financial services regulatory

Stephanie Magnus, Baker McKenzie

Charlotte Robins, Allen & Overy

Jill Wong, Howse Williams Bowers

Wendy Wysong, Clifford Chance

Insurance & reinsurance

Rehana Box, Ashurst

Louise Cantrill, Mills Oakley

Carmel Green, RPC

Shailaja Lall, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Summer Montague, RPC

Elaine Tay, Rajah & Tann

Anna Tipping, Norton Rose Fulbright

Mun Yeow, Clyde & Co

Intellectual property

Sung-Nam Kim, Kim & Chang

Patsy Lau, Deacons

Lorraine Anne Tay, Bird & Bird

Archana Shanker, Anand and Anand

Grace Shao, Baker McKenzie Taipei

Lena (Lanying) Shen, Sanyou IP Group

Say Sujintaya, Baker McKenzie

Lisa Ritson, Ashurst

Andrea Sui Yi Fong, Wilkinson & Grist

IP dispute resolution

Kate Hay, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Charmaine Koo, Deacons

Vera Eun Woo Lee, Lee & Ko

Nguyet Dzung Nguyen, Vision & Associates

Katrina Rathie, King & Wood Mallesons

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Tilleke & Gibbins

Kherk Ying Chew, Wong & Partners

Catherine Zheng, Deacons

International trade

Maggie Cheung, Mayer Brown

Koon Huan Lim, Skrine

Tatman Savio, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Junko Suetomi, Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)

Melisa Uremovic, Rajah & Tann Asia

Vivian Wang, East & Concord Partners

Investment funds

Lorna Chen, Shearman & Sterling

Anne-Marie Godfrey, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Sharon Hartline, White & Case

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Eriko Sakata, Linklaters

Lisa Simmons, Ashurst

Labour and employment

Hongjuan Bai, JunHe

Cynthia Chung, Deacons

Kylie Dunn, Russell McVeagh

K Lesli Ligorner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Fiona Loughrey, Simmons & Simmons

Jennifer Van Dale, Eversheds Sutherland

Pattie Walsh, Bird & Bird

Akiko Yamakawa, Vanguard Lawyers Tokyo

Patricia Yeung, Howse Williams

Life sciences

Karen Bentley, FPA Patent Attorneys

Emma Davies, Clifford Chance

Simone Mitchell, MinterEllison

Teresa Nicoletti, Mills Oakley

Zaraihan Shaari, Shearn Delamore & Co

Min Son, Hanol IP & Law

Katherine Wang, Ropes & Gray

Alison Wong, Bird & Bird

Litigation

Gitanjali Bajaj, DLA Piper

Lillian Chu, Tsar & Tsai

Georgia Dawson, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Emma Hodgman, Dentons

Rani John, DLA Piper

Wendy Lin, WongPartnership

Haidi Teng, King & Wood Mallesons

Lisa Wright, Dentons

M&A

Reeba Chacko, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Ira Eddymurthy, SSEK Legal Consultants

Bernardine Lam, Allen & Overy

Jackie Lin, Tsar & Tsai

Zia Mody, AZB & Partners

Cathy Quinn, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Ai Ai Wong, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Nicola Yeomans, Herbert Smith Freehills

Offshore

Vivien Fung, Conyers Dill & Pearman

Kate Hodson, Ogier

Judy Lee, Appleby

Ann Ng, Maples Group

Danielle Roman, Mourant Ozannes

Denise Wong, Walkers

Privacy and data protection

Adlin Abdul Majid, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Carolyn Bigg, DLA Piper

Sophie Dawson, Bird & Bird

Anna Gamvros, Norton Rose Fulbright

Sheena Jacob, JurisAsia

Adlin Abdul Majid, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Karen Ngan, Simpson Grierson

Kylie Peh, WongPartnership

Private equity

Connie Cheung, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Tracey Cross, DLA Piper

Marcia Ellis, Morrison & Foerster

Alex Elser, King & Wood Mallesons

Ling Huang, King & Wood Mallesons

Gunjan Shah, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Stephanie Tang, Hogan Lovells

Shirin Tang, Morrison & Foerster

Project finance

Lina Amran, Makarim & Taira S

Anna Chung, Shearman & Sterling

Jo Crew, Norton Rose Fulbright

Patricia Tan Openshaw, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Hyunju Helen Pak, Shin & Kim

Claire Rogers, King & Wood Mallesons

Shirley Wang, FenXun Partners

Sarah Wilson, Allen & Overy

Fang Yi, JunHe

Real estate

Lilian Chiang, Deacons

Carolyn Chudleigh, HFW

Anna Crosbie, Russell McVeagh

Catherine Hallgath, Mills Oakley

Rahayu Ningsih Hoed, Makarim & Taira S

Jane Holland, Bell Gully

Yee Ling Lee, Rahmat Lim & Partners

Susheela Rivers, DLA Piper

Sau Yee Sar, Shearn Delamore & Co

Monica Yip, WongPartnership

Restructuring and insolvency

Rossana Chu, LC Lawyers

Blossom Hing, Drew & Napier

Sushma Jobanputra, Jones Day

Mei Lin Khong, Shook Lin & Bok

Naomi Moore, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Kelly Naphtali, Kirkland & Ellis

Maria O'Brien, Baker McKenzie

Karen O'Flynn, Clayton Utz

Paralee Techajongjintana, Baker McKenzie

Shipping

Maggie Cheung, Mayer Brown

Mei Lin Goh, Watson Farley & Williams

Rosita Lau, Ince Gordon Dadds

Gina Lee-Wan, Allen & Gledhill

Shirley Li, Ince Gordon Dadds

Hui Tsing Tan, Gurbani & Co

Michelle Taylor, Colin Biggers & Paisley

Danella Wilmshurst, Thomas Miller Law

Michelle Yong, Stephenson Harwood

Structured finance and securitisation

Sook Kwan Chin, Zaid Ibrahim & Co

Rosabel Ng, WongPartnership

Eriko Ozawa, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Yvonne Siew, Allen & Overy

Minny Siu, King & Wood Mallesons

Michelle Taylor, Tiang & Partners

Tax

Bijal Ajinkya, Khaitan & Co

Mekhla Anand, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Sarah Chin, Deloitte China

Makiko Kawamura, DLA Piper

Becky Lai, EY

Nancy Lai, Baker McKenzie

Carmen McElwain, MinterEllison

Siew Moon Sim, EY

Pauline Zhang, Deloitte China

Tax dispute resolution

Kirsty Keating, EY

Carmen McElwain, MinterEllison

Ken Loon Ong, Drew & Napier

Josephine Peng, Lee & Li

Ay Tjhing Phan, PwC

Angela Wood, KPMG

Julie Zhang, Deloitte

TMT

Anne-Marie Allgrove, Baker McKenzie

Michelle Chan, Bird & Bird

Nicole Heller, King & Wood Mallesons

Gabriela Kennedy, Mayer Brown

Sheila McGregor, Gilbert + Tobin

Charmayne Ong Poh Yin, Skrine

Transfer pricing

Felicia Chia, KPMG

Helen Fazzino, PwC

Eunice Kuo, Deloitte

Lilly Li, KPMG

Natalya Marenina, BDO

Tae-Yeon Nam, Kim & Chang

Ay Tjhing Phan, PwC

Shantini Ramachandra, Deloitte

Joanne Su, EY

Trusts and estates

Stacy Choong, Withersworldwide

Divi Dutta, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Silvia On, Stephenson Harwood

Dawn Quek, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Bock Eng Sim, WongPartnership

Patricia Woo, Squire Patton Boggs

Valerie Wu, Pinsent Masons

White collar crime

Kelly Austin, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Barbara Chiu, King & Wood Mallesons

Anita Chow, Morley Chow Seto

Georgia Dawson, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Bingna Guo, White & Case

Cori Lable, Kirkland & Ellis

Yuet Ming Tham, Sidley Austin

Mini vandePol, Baker McKenzie



Rising Star nominees

Corporate

Xue Han, JunHe

Tuanh Nguyen, PwC Australia

Tabitha Saw, White & Case

Natashaa Shroff, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Taoye Ye, Allen & Overy

Finance

Danielle Delbridge, Clifford Chance

Sue Ann Gan, Norton Rose Fulbright

Safita Narthfilda, Oentoeng Suria & Partners

Cara Stevens, Ashurst

Saloni Thakkar, AZB & Partners

Jaclyn Yeap, Allen & Overy

IP

Tomoe Takahashi, Hogan Lovells

Vivien Teo, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Yuka Teraguchi, Morrison & Foerster

Alexandra Yang, Fangda Partners

Litigation

Joyce Leung, Hogan Lovells

Wendy Lin, WongPartnership

Jiadi Liu, JunHe

Amy Ngan, Kirkland & Ellis

Sylvia Tee, Lipman Karas

Tax

Krystal Ng, Wong & Partners

Emma Malou Lim, Baniqued Layug & Bello

Sharon Tan, EY


Country Awards

Australia

Allen & Overy

Ashurst

Baker McKenzie

Bird & Bird

DLA Piper

Gilbert + Tobin

Hogan Lovells

Lipman Karas

White & Case

Brunei

Abrahams Davidson & Co

CCW Partnership

Ridzlan Lim

China – PRC firm

Dacheng Law Offices

East & Concord Partners

Fangda Partners

Jingtian & Gongcheng

JunHe

Zhong Lun Law Firm

China – international firm

Allen & Overy

Ashurst

Baker McKenzie FenXun FTZ Joint Operation Office

DLA Piper

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Simmons & Simmons

White & Case

Hong Kong SAR – independent firm

Charltons

Deacons

Gall

Vivien Chan & Co.

Hong Kong SAR – international firm

Allen & Overy

Ashurst

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Hogan Lovells

Linklaters

Lipman Karas

Mayer Brown

Simmons & Simmons

White & Case

India

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

J Sagar Associates

Khaitan & Co

Phoenix Legal

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Trilegal

Indonesia

Ashurst

Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Hogan Lovells

Linklaters

Makarim & Taira S

SSEK Legal Consultants

Tilleke & Gibbins

White & Case

Japan

Hogan Lovells

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Nishimura & Asahi

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

White & Case

Malaysia

Albar & Partners

Azmi & Associates

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff

Herbert Smith Freehills

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Wong & Partners

New Zealand

Bell Gully

Chapman Tripp

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Russel McVeagh

Simpson Grierson

Pakistan

Akhund Forbes Hadi

Kabraji & Talibuddin

Liaquat Merchant Associates

Mohsin Tayebaly & Co

Orr Dignam & Co

Philippines

Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose

PJS Law

Quisumbing Torres

Romulo Mabanta Sayoc Buenaventura & de los Angeles

Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Singapore

Allen & Overy

Ashurst

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Bird & Bird ATMD

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Morgan Lewis Stamford

TSMP Law

White & Case

WongPartnership

South Korea

Bae Kim & Lee

Baker McKenzie

Kim & Chang

Lee & Ko

Yulchon

Sri Lanka

FJ & G de Saram

John Wilson Partners

Julius & Creasy

Nithya Partners

Taiwan

Baker McKenzie

LCS & Partners

Lee and Li

Lexcel Partners

Tsai & Tsar

Thailand

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Linklaters

Mayer Brown

Tilleke & Gibbins

Vietnam

Baker McKenzie

Hogan Lovells

Mayer Brown

Tilleke & Gibbins

Vision & Associates


Firm Awards

Best gender diversity initiative by national firm

Charltons

Gilbert + Tobin

LCS & Partners

Lee & Ko

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Russell McVeagh

Tilleke & Gibbins

WongPartnership

Best gender diversity initiative by international firm

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Linklaters

Lipman Karas

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Simmons & Simmons

White & Case

Best firm for diversity by national firm

Clayton Utz

Gilbert + Tobin

LCS & Partners

Phoenix Legal

WongPartnership

Best firm for diversity by international firm

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Bird & Bird

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

DLA Piper

Dorsey & Whitney

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Linklaters

White & Case

Most innovative firm

Allen & Overy

Dorsey & Whitney

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

Linklaters

White & Case

Best mentoring programme by national firm

Deacons

Gilbert + Tobin

LCS & Partners

Lee & Ko

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Rajah & Tann

WongPartnership

Best mentoring programme by international firm

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Bird & Bird

DLA Piper

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Best national firm for work-life balance

Charltons

Deacons

Kim & Chang

Lee & Ko

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

WongPartnership

Best international firm for work-life balance

Allen & Overy

Herbert Smith Freehills

Linklaters

Lipman Karas

Mayer Brown

PwC Legal

Simmons & Simmons

White & Case

Best national firm for talent management

Gilbert + Tobin

LCS & Partners

Lee & Ko

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Tilleke & Gibbins

WongPartnership

Best international firm for talent management

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Dorsey & Whitney

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Linklaters

White & Case

Best firm for pro bono work

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

Linklaters

Mayer Brown

Reed Smith

WongPartnership

Best international firm China practice

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Linklaters

Latham & Watkins

Mayer Brown

Simmons & Simmons

Best national firm for women in business law

Charltons

Deacons

Gilbert + Tobin

LCS & Partners

Lee & Ko

MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Tilleke & Gibbins

WongPartnership

Best international firm for women in business law

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

Bird & Bird

DLA Piper

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hogan Lovells

King & Wood Mallesons

Linklaters

Mayer Brown

Simmons & Simmons

White & Case

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