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WFW named Asia Legal Awards’ ‘Shipping Firm of the Year’14 September 2020

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that it has once again, been named ‘Shipping Firm of the Year’ at the Asia Legal Awards 2020.

The Asia Legal Awards, organised annually by The Asian Lawyer in association with The American Lawyer, China Law & Practice and Legal Week, celebrates excellence in the legal profession and is one of the most renowned ceremonies for the legal elite. It honours and identifies the most important transactions and cases and outstanding legal work in the Asia-Pacific region.

The award highlights WFW’s position as the pre-eminent maritime law firm in Asia and reflects the firm’s longstanding commitment to the sector across the region.

Hong Kong Office Head Madeline Leong commented: “We’re delighted that once again, we have been recognised at these prestigious awards. This accolade reinforces our reputation as leading experts in the maritime space in Asia Pacific and I would like to thank our clients and team members for making this happen”.

Singapore Office Head Goh Mei Lin added: “We are very grateful to our clients, without whose trust and support this win would not have been possible. It is also a testament to the dedication and excellent quality of service our teams in Asia offer and we are immensely proud of them”.

The firm has also been shortlisted for “Maritime Law Firm of the Year” at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Awards which will be held on 15 October 2020.

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