2019 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings Reflect Ropes & Gray's Leading Presence in Asia

Rankings & Awards
January 23, 2019

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, a leading legal directory, once again recognized Ropes & Gray as a standout firm in the Asia-Pacific region in its 2019 edition. The firm was ranked in 21 practice areas, and 31 Ropes & Gray attorneys were mentioned in editorial sections—with several earning the distinction of “Leading Individual” and “Next Generation Lawyer.” 16 attorneys received their first-ever mention in the publication.

Client commentary bolstered the firm’s rankings and standing in the region, with clients telling The Legal 500 that “[Ropes & Gray] provides commercial, to-the-point advice with good technical and market knowledge.” Another noted that the firm is “always responsive with an in-depth understanding of market standards.”

The firm was ranked in the following categories:


  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Regulatory/Compliance

Hong Kong

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets (Equity)
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investment Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory: Anti-Corruption & Compliance
  • Restructuring & Insolvency


  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate and M&

South Korea

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Intellectual Property


  • Foreign Firms

Ropes & Gray’s Asia offices have garnered global recognition for advising an array of clients on complex legal matters in the region. Read more here.