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HFW Achieves Top-Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

HFW achieved 17 practice and 52 mentioned lawyer rankings across Asia Pacific including the Hong Kong, Jakarta, Melbourne, Perth, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney offices.

We are delighted to maintain our Tier 1 ranking in Shipping across Australia, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore and our Australian Real Estate group has been ranked for the first time. We have also increased our rankings in Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Asset Finance (Aviation Finance). Four of our lawyers are ranked as ‘Leading Individuals’.

It was noted within the guide that HFW's ‘industry knowledge is excellent’. Their service is‘value for money [which] is very good’, 'the advice is pragmatic' and they 'have a very commercial approach'. The firm also creates ‘an excellent, professional, thorough working environment that facilitates success’.

Clients described HFW's lawyers as ‘very, very smart, with a strategic mind','hardworking and knowledgeable', who have 'sound understanding of the legal landscape'and their ‘advice is always useful to overcome issues’.

HFW is ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in Tier 1 for: 

  • Transport: Shipping (Australia)
  • Shipping – Foreign firms (China)
  • Shipping (Hong Kong)
  • Shipping – Foreign firms (Singapore)

HFW "Leading Individuals":

  • Andrew Dunn – Dispute Resolution (Australia)
  • George Lamplough – Shipping (Hong Kong)
  • Justin Sun – Aviation Finance (Hong Kong)
  • Gavin Vallely – Transport: Shipping (Australia)

HFW's full rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 can be found here.

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 170 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

For further information, please contact:

Chris Johnson
Head of Communications, HFW
D +44 (0)20 7264 8159 | M +44 (0)7976 939864

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