Harneys has retained its Tier 2 ranking in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 rankings.
The Asia team were praised for providing a “knowledgeable, resourceful, comprehensive and cost-effective service.” Sources say, “‘the firm’s Chinese language capabilities at partner level differentiates Harneys from some of its competitors.”
Highlighted as “leading individuals” were: the “very charismatic” Asia Managing Partner Ian Mann; Global Co-Head of Banking and Head of Asia Transactional Paul Sephton, who was described as “very experienced”; Global Co-Head of Banking Raymond Ng who was acknowledged as being “very versatile” and Head of Restructuring Asia Chai Ridgers, who is recognised as “attentive, efficient, and professional”. Other key lawyers mentioned include: Head of Litigation Asia Paula Kay and Head of Funds and Regulatory Asia Maggie Kwok.
Ian Mann said: “We are delighted to once again be recognised in the Legal 500 rankings for our expertise in Asia. Our expansive team is dedicated to providing the best service to our clients and their continuous positive testimonials help drive us to deliver quality results.”
Harneys Asia is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing offshore legal teams in the region. The firm’s three full-service offices across Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai represent one of the largest Asia networks of any offshore law firm.