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HFW named Law Firm of the Year in the China Business Law Awards for Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, and Shipping

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has been named Law Firm of the Year in three categories in China Business Law Journal's China Business Law Awards 2022: Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, and Shipping.

This is the sixth consecutive year that the firm has won the Aviation and Shipping Firm of the Year Awards, and the fifth consecutive year it has won the Insurance & Reinsurance Firm of the Year Award.

China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards are based on hundreds of nominations received from China-focused corporate counsel and legal professionals around the world.

In determining the winners, the nominations were considered carefully in combination with other factors, such as each firm’s landmark deals, cases and other notable achievements over the past year. They also consulted widely with law firm clients and conducted a large number of surveys to ascertain the level of satisfaction with the services provided by each firm.

Nicholas Poynder, Shanghai Office Head, HFW:

"I'm very pleased we have once again been recognised by CBLJ, clients and peers for our deep sector knowledge and expertise. This is a great achievement for the firm and for our practice in Shanghai."

View the full list of recipients in the China Business Law Awards 2022 here: China Business Law Awards 2022 | China Business Law Journal.

HFW has operated in Greater China for more than 40 years. In 2016, it became only the second international law firm to establish a formal association with a Chinese firm under the Shanghai FTZ rules, with Wintell & Co.

HFW has 64 lawyers in Greater China, including 20 partners, and is a market leader in aviation, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance, shipping, commercial litigation, corporate and finance.

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

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