A&G News 17 January 2022

Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam) has been identified by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 as a Firm to Watch in the Corporate and M&A category, despite being established only in October 2020. With a team comprising senior Vietnamese lawyers familiar with the business environment, laws and practices of Vietnam, as well as foreign qualified lawyers with expertise and experience in cross-border transactions, Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam), helmed by Managing Partner Oh Hsiu-Hau, has in its short lifespan worked on several landmark deals.

For instance, Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam) advised Sembcorp Utilities on its collaboration with BCG Energy to develop renewable energy projects in Vietnam.

The same team was also involved in other ground-breaking ESG-related deals such as acting for the SP Group in its joint venture with BCG Energy as part of their strategy to enter the Vietnam market. This complex joint venture involved several phases of development, as well as the restructuring of multiple projects at certain intervals as the joint venture continued to progress.

Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam) is grateful for the trust placed in them and would like to thank its clients for their unwavering support.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 also continues to recognise Allen & Gledhill and its network firms as leading law firms in South-east Asia in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022.

Singapore

Allen & Gledhill (Singapore) continues to have the highest number of Tier 1 practice rankings and lawyers recognised as Hall of Fame or Leading Individuals, Next Generation Partners or Rising Stars. This year, 40 lawyers have been ranked compared to 36 from last year. For more information about the rankings of Allen & Gledhill (Singapore), please click here.

Malaysia

Our associate firm, Rahmat Lim & Partners has achieved more Tier 1 rankings this year compared to last year. They continue to be ranked Tier 1 in Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A, Real estate and construction as well as Projects and energy, and have improved on their ranking in the Labour and employment category to Tier 1. Additionally, six lawyers have been named as Hall of Fame or Leading Individuals. For more information about the rankings of Rahmat Lim & Partners, please click here.

Myanmar

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) continues to be ranked Tier 1 in Corporate and M&A as well as Projects, the only two categories covered for local firms in Myanmar. Managing Director, Minn Naing Oo, continues to be named as a Leading Individual in the two categories. Director, Oh Hsiu-Hau continues to be named as a Leading Individual in the area of Corporate and M&A, and has been newly recognised as a Recommended individual in the Projects category. For more information about the rankings of Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar), please click here.

Indonesia

Our network firm, Soemadipradja & Taher continues to be ranked Tier 1 in Dispute resolution as well as Labour and employment. Additionally, they have four individuals named as Hall of Fame or Leading Individuals or as Rising Stars. For more information about the rankings of Soemadipradja & Taher, please click here.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific is one of the top legal publications which provide unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. The rankings reflect the results of detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with general counsel and private practice lawyers and is conducted by a team of experienced researchers.

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