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HFW recognised in Chambers Greater China guide 2024

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has again been recognised as a leading firm in Chambers Greater China Guide 2024, which highlights the region's top lawyers and law firms.

HFW achieved six practice rankings including maintaining its top Band 1 ranking in Shipping: Litigation. The firm also secured rankings in Aviation: Finance (Band 3), Construction (Band 3), Shipping: Finance (Band 3), Insurance: Contentious (Band 4), and Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Band 6).

Chambers also recognised 11 individual lawyers who were ranked across Shipping: Finance, Shipping: Litigation, Construction and Aviation: Finance. Whitney Chan from the firm's Hong Kong office was also named an 'Associate to Watch' for the first time.

Client testimonials in the Guide included: "The team at HFW provides responses that are swift, accurate and of the highest quality". Another client said, "They are very experienced and efficient in understanding the problems and provide solutions that have an effective time and commercial outcome."

HFW Individual Rankings:

  • Christopher Chan – Band 2, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Patrick Cheung – Band 3, Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
  • Henry Dunlop – Band 3, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Martin Downey – Band 1, Construction (International Firms)
  • Henry Fung – Band 3, Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
  • George Lamplough – Band 3, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms), and Band 5, Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Peter Murphy – Band 2, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Nick Poynder – Band 2, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
  • Justin Sun – Band 3, Aviation: Finance (International Firms)
  • Patrick Yeung – Band 3, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)

HFW 'Associates to Watch':

  • Whitney Chan – Aviation: Finance (International Firms)

HFW's full rankings in Chambers Greater China 2024 can be found here: HFW, Greater China Region 2024 | Chambers Profiles

HFW has a proud history of serving clients in the Greater China region. The firm has been operating in Hong Kong for over 45 years and in Shanghai for almost 25 years. In 2016, HFW 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 also recently launched an office in Shenzhen to support its clients in China's Greater Bay Area.

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has 700 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.

For further information, please contact:

Kelly Murray

Communications Senior Manager, APAC
D +61 (0)2 9320 4625
M +61 (0)488 237 187

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