20 August 2021

KWM scoops 11 awards in the IFLR1000 China Awards 2021

KWM won 11 awards in the second IFLR1000 China Awards, including “FIRM OF THE YEAR”, “LAWYER OF THE YEAR”, “RISING STAR OF THE YEAR” and “DEALS OF THE YEAR”.

On KWM wins, IFLR1000 commented: “As one of the dominant players in China, King & Wood Mallesons boasts a deep bench of experienced transactional lawyers across the country, assisting its clients to capitalise on the appetite for foreign investment in the region. It is worth mentioning that the firm is able to combine local and international knowledge to deliver innovative solutions tailored to its clients on everyday issues, providing strategic advice on multi- dimensional cross-border acquisitions.

The 11 awards are as follows:

Regional awards:

• FIRM OF THE YEAR - Beijing 

• FIRM OF THE YEAR - Shandong 

• FIRM OF THE YEAR – Zhejiang

Individual awards:

• LAWYER OF THE YEAR – Shanghai (Restructuring & Insolvency): Hao Zhaohui

• LAWYER OF THE YEAR – Zhejiang (Financial & Corporate): Ye Guojun

• LAWYER OF THE YEAR – Jiangsu (Financial & Corporate): Zhang Mingyuan 

• RISING STAR OF THE YEAR – Sichuan (Financial & Corporate): Lu Yong


• DEALS OF THE YEAR - Beijing (Restructuring & Insolvency): Liaoning Huishan Dairy Group restructuring

• DEALS OF THE YEAR – Guangdong (Financial & Corporate): China Resources Pharmaceutical Group Rmb2.3 billion acquisition of Boya Biopharmaceutical Group 

• DEALS OF THE YEAR –Jiangsu (Financial & Corporate): Trina Solar SSE STAR Market IPO 

• DEALS OF THE YEAR – Zhejiang (Financial & Corporate): Zhejiang Entive Smart Kitchen Appliance HKSE GEM IPO

IFLR1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. IFLR1000 China Awards celebrate the most innovative deals and the best-performing law firms and lawyers across China in 2020 and recognise where firms and lawyers performed exceptionally locally and nationally.

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