Baker McKenzie's Asia Pacific Tax Practice was once again recognized for its first-rate tax advice, winning eight awards at the International Tax Review Asia-Pacific Tax Awards 2022, including the coveted "International Tax Law Firm of the Year" award. This is the sixth consecutive year that the Firm has won this regional award.
The Firm also took home the title "Withholding Tax Firm of the Year", as well as national awards "Japan Tax Firm of the Year", "Thailand Tax Firm of the Year", "Thailand Tax Disputes Firm of the Year" and "Vietnam Tax Disputes Firm of the Year". Meanwhile, member firm HHP Law Firm was named "Indonesia Tax Disputes Firm of the Year".
Moreover, Adeline Wong, partner and head of the Tax, Trade and Wealth Management Practice at member firm Wong & Partners in Malaysia, has been named "Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year".
"The past year has been challenging, and we continue to focus our efforts on delivering a pan-regional service offering underpinned by a connected global experience and deep local market insights. It is extremely pleasing to see our hard work and expertise recognized by our clients and our peers," Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Asia Pacific Chair Brendan Kelly said. "I would like to congratulate Adeline on her personal achievement and also our teams in Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam on their wins."
The International Tax Review Asia-Pacific Tax Awards recognizes leading law firms and professional service firms for their excellence in providing tax advice to businesses in the region. Nominees are carefully selected based on the complexity and overall quality of their tax, transfer pricing and dispute resolution practices, as well as on market research and feedback.
Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice is one of the most highly regarded and largest tax groups in the world. Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global for its work in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the group is recognized by clients and industry peers for the premium-quality tax advice it provides worldwide. Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice deftly covers all aspects of tax planning and transactions, global tax policy, transfer pricing, indirect and state and local taxes, dispute resolution (both administrative and litigation), and wealth management matters.