Debevoise’s Asia team, based in Hong Kong and Shanghai, is made up of experienced international corporate lawyers who are committed to, and understand the needs of, the firm’s Asian and global clients, and are fully versed in UK and U.S. M&A practice.
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Awards & Recognitions
Ranked as a leading firm in Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms) in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019 and Chambers Global, 2019. “A streamlined team harnessing a depth of resources in the USA, alongside a growing Hong Kong-based offering”
William Chua recommended in China as a leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A by Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global. “He is very hands-on, meticulous and very thoughtful. He provides his reasoning and is willing to take a view.”
Ranked as a leading firm for M&A in Hong Kong.
Edwin Northover is… considered a "very talented lawyer" by clients.
Ranked as a leading firm for Corporate (including M&A) in Hong Kong.
The team covers the entire range of transactions for clients, including divestitures, spin-offs, going-private transactions and joint ventures. A major strength is the firm’s work for clients in the financial services and insurance sectors.
—The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019
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