Two WFW deals win China Business Law Journal ‘Deal of the Year 2017’ award

30 January 2018

Watson Farley & Williams LLP (“WFW”) has been recognised by China Business Law Journal for the firm’s role as legal advisors on the two winning deals below:

  • CSIC Leasing’s ship lease financing. We advised CSIC Leasing in this transaction and this is the first ever sale and leaseback for CSIC Leasing.
  • Financing of Minsheng’s Airbus aircraft purchase. We advised Crédit Agricole CIB as English Counsel in the matter.

The merits of the winning deals are analysed in a special report published in the December/January issue of China Business Law Journal. The China Business Law Journal Awards recognise China-related work undertaken by law firms based on their overall significance, complexity, innovative nature, and deal size. The results are collated from interviews with clients of law firms and nominations by China-focused corporate counsel and legal professionals.

China Business Law Journal is a leading legal publication and resource for in-house counsel, lawyers in private practice and other legal and business professionals with an interest in the China region.