Weil Shortlisted for Top Honors at The Asia Legal Awards 2022

Weil has been shortlisted for top honors at Law.com International’s The Asia Legal Awards 2022, highlighting the Firm’s expertise and accomplishments advising “the best work in the region”.

Hong Kong Managing Partner Tim Gardner has been named one of the finalists for Private Equity Lawyer of the Year. In addition, Weil has been recognized for its work on a number of landmark transactions which have been shortlisted for top deal awards, including:

Private Equity Deal of the Year

  • MBK Partners’ $2.2 billion acquisition of CAR Inc.

Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring

  • $3.5 billion debt restructuring of Hong Kong-listed Genting

TMT Deal of the Year

  • $4.3 billion privatization of 51job.com

The Weil team members involved in these transactions include partners Tim GardnerHenry OngChris WeltySandy LinBritta GraukeMatt BensonGemma SagePaul StewartPatrick Bright and Andrew Wilkinson, counsel Kevin YaoJie YuanYujing LiuMark Davis and Matthias Eiden, associates Carolyn HoBriana LiuGraham PriceAlan WenMax ChuQi ZhangHongzhen HuangJacky SinJonathan WoodsIlaria OliveroWupya Nandap and Felix Mann.

Recognized as Asia’s most renowned awards for the legal profession, The Asia Legal Awards honor the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in the region across a wide range of practice areas and disciplines. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong on June 15, 2022.