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HFW recognised in China Business Law Awards for Aviation, Construction & Infrastructure, Insurance & Reinsurance and Shipping

23 June 2023

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has been recognised as a top performing law firm in four categories in China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2023: Aviation, Construction and Infrastructure, Insurance and Reinsurance, and Shipping.

This is the seventh consecutive year that the firm has been selected as a winning firm in the Aviation and Shipping categories, and the sixth consecutive year it has been selected as a winning firm for Insurance & Reinsurance. The awards recognise the firm’s expertise across the Greater China region.

The China Business Law Awards are based on hundreds of nominations received from China-focused corporate counsel and legal professionals around the world. To accurately identify the top-performing firms in each field, firms were evaluated based on submissions, endorsements from client referees, and valid nominations from the industry.

View the full list of recipients in the China Business Law Awards 2023 here: Recommended law firms for China practice 2023 |

This year marks 45 years since HFW has been operating in Greater China. 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 more than 75 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.