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Ropes & Gray Shines in 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific Rankings

Practices: Anti-Corruption / International Risk, Banking, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Chambers Asia-Pacific, the leading legal directory of top global law firms, released its 2017 rankings on Jan. 12, recognizing Ropes & Gray once again as a standout firm in the Asia-Pacific region. The firm was ranked in 18 practice categories, with its lawyers earning 21 individual rankings.

Client feedback reflected the Ropes & Gray’s standing in the region, with one client telling Chambers that Ropes & Gray is “[h]ead and shoulders the best law firm I've worked with and the best team I've worked with. They understand the value of partnership and how that could benefit their clients." Another noted, "It was very helpful to have them all under one umbrella; the team worked very seamlessly. The market has evolved significantly and they are able to provide colour on what's happening across Asia and globally."

For 2017, the firm achieved a new ranking for India – Dispute Resolution (International Firms) as a Recognized Practitioner (Desk Based Abroad in China), and increased its rankings in the following categories:

  • Life Sciences – Asia-Pacific region
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Life Sciences (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Corporate/M&A: International Firms – South Korea

The firm also maintained its rankings in the following categories:

  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity – Asia-Pacific region
  • Intellectual Property – Asia-Pacific region
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity – Asia-Pacific region
  • Banking & Finance (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption – China/Hong Kong
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms) – China/Hong Kong
  • Intellectual Property: International Firms – China/Hong Kong
  • Banking & Finance (International Firms) – Japan
  • Competition/Antitrust – Japan
  • Corporate/M&A: International Firms – Japan
  • Intellectual Property: International Firms – South Korea