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HFW once again recognised in Legal 500’s 2023 China guide

29 November 2022

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been ranked as a leading firm in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific China Guide, which recognises the best law firms in China.

The firm maintains its Tier 1 ranking in Shipping, as well as its Tier 4 ranking in Dispute Resolution: Litigation. Three of HFW’s lawyers in Shanghai are ranked individually.

The Legal 500 says, Nicholas Poynder heads HFW‘s highly respected [shipping] practice in Shanghai. The firm remains among one of the most prominent players in this market”. The Legal 500 also notes that HFW maintains a focus on high-value corporate and commercial litigation, leveraging its partnership with Wintell & Co Law Firm to advise on a range of disputes.”

HFW achieved the following rankings:

  • Shipping – Foreign firms (Tier 1)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Foreign firms (Tier 4)

HFW individual recognitions:

  • Nick Poynder, Leading Individual (Shipping)
  • Lucy Chen, Rising Star (Shipping)
  • Thilo Jahn, Rising Star (Shipping)

HFW’s full rankings in The Legal 500 2023 China guide can be found here.