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January 14, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked as Top Performer in Southeast Asia

The newly released rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 have identified Tilleke & Gibbins as a leading firm in all six of its jurisdictions throughout Southeast Asia.

The firm’s performance was especially strong in Thailand, where Tilleke & Gibbins was ranked highly in all 15 possible practice areas, including five coveted Tier 1 rankings in Customs and International Trade, IP, Labor and Employment, TMT, and Tax. Notable upward movement in the rankings includes a Tier 2 ranking for Projects and Energy, reflecting the consistently excellent work of the firm’s energy practice, and a new Tier 3 ranking in Restructuring and Insolvency, based on equally strong work from the Tilleke & Gibbins restructuring team, which advised major automotive, aviation, insurance, and other clients in significant, high-profile business restructuring matters.

Tilleke & Gibbins in Vietnam had a similarly impressive showing, with rankings in 12 categories, including a debut at Tier 1 in the guide’s inaugural Data Protection category. Other Tier 1 rankings for the firm’s offices in Vietnam include Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, and TMT.

Tilleke & Gibbins also defended its high rankings for its other offices in Southeast Asia, with Leading Firm rankings in Cambodia and Laos, plus rankings for Corporate and M&A in Myanmar and Intellectual Property in Indonesia.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 is also a guide to outstanding individual lawyers in the Asia Pacific region, with a total of 16 current Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers appearing in the rankings, plus many others noted in the guide’s accompanying editorials.

Ten of these individuals are listed as Leading Individuals (asterisk denotes Hall of Fame):

Six Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers have been named to the Next Generation Partners list, which recognizes juniors or younger partners who make a material difference to the practice:

In total, 47 Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers—including those named above—are singled out in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 editorials on specific jurisdictions and practice areas.

To browse the full rankings and read the editorial analyses, please view the firm rankings through the country links above, or read more about the rankings on the Legal 500 Asia Pacific website.