WongPartnership clinches multiple awards at the 2024 ALB SE Asia Law Awards

21 May 2024

WongPartnership clinched multiple awards at this year’s Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards.


We were recognised for our expertise across multiple areas:


  • Law Firm of the Year - Banking and Financial Services
  • Law Firm of the Year - Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • M&A Deal of the Year - VTAC's Business Combination with 17LIVE Inc.
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year - DITO Telecommunity Corp Financing
  • Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year – Koh Swee Yen SC


In VTAC's Business Combination with 17LIVE Inc, our Head of Equity Capital Markets Gail Ong and Partners James Choo and Ong Kuan Chung acted for the joint financial advisers in Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation’s (VTAC) business combination with 17 LIVE Inc. Gail and James had led the Firm’s team and acted for the issue managers and underwriting banks in VTAC’s earlier initial public offering and listing.


In DITO Telecommunity Corp Financing, our Head of Banking & Finance Christy Lim and Deputy Head of China practice Miao Miao were involved in providing corporate and financing advice to China Telecom International Investment Private Limited.


Our Head of International Arbitration Koh Swee Yen SC was also named Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year. Just last year, Swee Yen was named Litigation Lawyer of the Year at The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards and was subsequently listed in the Global Arbitration Review’s 45 under 45 list.


The ALB SE Asia Law Firm Awards are designed to honour outstanding achievements in the legal field, celebrating the exceptional performance of both private practitioners and in-house counsel across Southeast Asia and beyond.


We extend our gratitude to our clients, supporters, business partners and friends who have played a pivotal role in making our wins possible.


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