The Baker McKenzie FenXun (FTZ) Joint Operation, co-established by Baker McKenzie and FenXun Partners, took home 11 awards, including the coveted "International Law Firm of the Year" award at the China Business Law Journal's China Business Law Awards 2018. The number of awards won outnumbered all other international law firms in the region.

In addition to the grand prize of "Best overall international law firm for China work", the Joint Operation also received an award in recognition of its strength in both transacational and advisory work in the following areas:
Anti-bribery & compliance
Capital markets
Competition & antitrust
Dispute resolution
Intellectual property (patents and trade secrets)
Intellectual property (trademark and copyright)
International trade
Real estate & REITs

Furthermore, Fenxun Partners has also won two awards for PRC Domestic Law Firms, in the following categories: 
Anti-bribery & compliance 
Structured finance & securitization 

Commenting on the wins, Milton Cheng, managing partner of Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office, and also chair of a committee that oversees Baker McKenzie's offices and member firms in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and Vietnam, said, "The awards and the diverse categories in which our China team was  recognized not only attest to the strength of our China practice, but are also an endorsement of the remarkable progress and achievements our Baker McKenzie FenXun (FTZ) Joint Operation has made over the last three years in providing our clients with outstanding integrated legal advice in both PRC and international laws. We are very pleased to see that our efforts are being recognized."

"We would like to thank China Business Law Journal for this recognition, and also our clients for entrusting in us their most complex deals and matters. We will continue to grow our Joint Operation platform and its service offerings to meet our clients' evovling business needs," Yingzhe Wang, managing partner of FenXun Partners, added. 

China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards are based on hundreds of nominations received from China-focused corporate counsel and legal professionals around the world. The winners were selected based on a combination of factors, including each firm’s landmark deals, cases and other notable achievements over the past 12 months.
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