Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated in 10 categories in the recently announced shortlist for the Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020. This is the inaugural year for the awards, which aim to be “the most prestigious and respected awards ceremony in the calendar for Southeast Asia’s legal practitioners.”
Tilleke & Gibbins was nominated for a total of six Firm of the Year awards—one for each of the firm’s full-service offices (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam) plus the overall Regional Firm of the Year category, which recognizes outstanding independent, regional, and international firms that have outperformed the competition in Southeast Asia.
In the practice area-specific categories, Tilleke & Gibbins was nominated for four awards:
- Corporate and M&A Team of the Year – Vietnam
- Litigation Team of the Year – Thailand
- Intellectual Property Team of the Year – Vietnam
- TMT Team of the Year – Vietnam
The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020 are based on scrutiny of client feedback, firm submissions, interviews with leading lawyers throughout the region, and in-house analysis by the Legal 500 research team. The awards ceremony will be held on May 14, 2020, at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore. For a full breakdown of shortlisted nominees please see the Legal 500 website.