Baker & McKenzie has yet again been recognised as the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2016 China Law & Practice Awards, which was held in Beijing on 21 September. 


In addition to the grand prize, the Firm also won the following awards:  

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences International Firm of the Year
  • Tax International Firm of the Year
  • Real Estate & Construction Deal of the Year: Shanghai Disney Resort
  • Rising Star Lawyer of the Year: Zheng Lu (Employment lawyer, based in Shanghai office) 

Currently in its 10th year, the 2016 Awards received around 1,000 individual nominations, the highest on record. Baker & McKenzie led in the international law firms categories with 22 nominations covering, two Deal categories, five Individual Nominations and 15 Firm of the Year Practice categories. 


The China Law & Practice Awards recognise the top law firms, lawyers, and in-house counsels working in the People’s Republic of China. China’s ever-evolving regulatory regime and complex deal landscape mean it is crucial to stay ahead of the curve and be uncompromising on quality, and the above accolades recognise our significant growth and development of our practices in China.

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