Singapore, 10 November 2017 – Leading law firm WongPartnership has clinched the coveted "Best National Firm for Women in Business Law" award for a record fourth time at the Euromoney Legal Media Group's Asia Women in Business Law Awards as well as the "Best Firm in Singapore" award for a record sixth time.
2. The annual Euromoney awards was held on 9 November 2017 in Hong Kong and celebrates law firms that have shown outstanding achievement in supporting the development of women in the legal profession and providing innovative work-life programmes to enable women to pursue legal careers. The winners were chosen based on independent expert opinions across the Asia-Pacific region.
3. In addition to the main awards, WongPartnership also won the inaugural "Best Firm for Pro Bono Work" award. To date, the firm has garnered 16 Euromoney Legal Media Group's Asia Women in Business Law Awards since 2011.
4. "We believe that our approach to gender diversity in the firm enables all our female lawyers to develop to their fullest potential and take advantage of the opportunities to be the best lawyers that they can be," said Ng Wai King, Managing Partner of WongPartnership. "We thank our clients for their support of our lawyers and our initiatives."
An established leader, WongPartnership's reputation as a major provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East is forged on the back of its dynamic energy and ability to respond to its clients' needs. The Singapore headquartered firm has over 300 lawyers with offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, as well as in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila through member firms of WPG, a regional law network. Offering a full suite of services, the firm has a twin focus on advisory/transactional work where it has been involved in landmark corporate transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The exceptional nature of WongPartnership's work has drawn recognition from major regional and international commentators, and the collaborative nature of its practices ensures that clients receive the quality of service that is essential in today's competitive and challenging environment.
As part of WongPartnership's 25th anniversary celebrations, the firm has launched WPG, a regional law network. WongPartnership brings together a group of five prominent law firms across seven countries in a collaboration to provide clients with legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. The WPG law network comprises WongPartnership and its member firms Al Aidarous International Legal Practice (Middle East), Foong & Partners (Malaysia), Makes & Partners (Indonesia) and Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula (Philippines). Doing business together is not only better, it is now easier.
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