Mark Johnson is ranked in the top band of lawyers for contentious financial services, and as a leading lawyer for litigation in China. Gareth Hughes also recommended in both of these categories.
“He is doing an outstanding job on high-stakes and complex matters.”
“Complex regulatory matters in difficult jurisdictions are his sweet spot.”
“He has very strong judgement, creativity and excellent insight.”
Gareth Hughes is a “very impressive guy” who “always has his eye on the right outcome for the client.”
“He knows the regulators very well and has a sophisticated and commercial approach to investigations which is quite unique.”
—Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019-2020
Ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution (International Firms) in China.
Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes are ranked as leading lawyers in China, Dispute Resolution (International Firms).
—Chambers Global, 2019
Ranked as a leading firm for Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Hong Kong.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s practice is led by commercial litigator Mark Johnson, who focuses on white-collar and regulatory defence. Johnson regularly handles SFC investigations for high-profile clients.
—The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019
Ranked in the top tier for White Collar Crime in China and Hong Kong.
Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes named Dispute Resolution Stars.
—Benchmark Litigation (Asia-Pacific), 2019