We are pleased to announce that ZICO Law has achieved stellar results in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 Rankings. Our member firms across ASEAN were ranked in 26 practice areas, while 46 of our lawyers were recognised as amongst the top legal practitioners in their respective jurisdictions.
The ZICO Law network has made tremendous strides in this year’s edition, with 15% improvement in firm rankings and over 88% more lawyers distinguished for their legal acumen and breadth of work. We are humbled that Legal 500’s editorial team singled out ZICO Law member firms for being “well known for its excellent strength in depth and its longstanding expertise,” while highlighting our unique regional capability for being “particularly suited to handle multi-jurisdictional matters” and “benefit from its access to the firm’s network of offices across the ASEAN region.”
In Malaysia, Zaid Ibrahim & Co. maintained Tier 1 rankings in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, and Islamic Finance whilst achieving commendation in the Antitrust & Competition, Dispute Resolution, Technology, Media and Telecommunications categories. These accolades were further strengthened by the recognition of 21 of the firm’s lawyers being ranked as well.
In Indonesia, Roosdiono & Partners improved their rankings in the Corporate and M&A, and Intellectual Property categories whilst in the Philippines, Felix Sy, Managing Partner of Insights Philippines Legal Advisors, was recognised as a leading individual in Banking & Finance.
Our Greater Mekong regional offices have also achieved great success in this year’s rankings. SokSiphana&associates and ZICO Law Laos, our Cambodian and Laos offices respectively earned top tier rankings in General Business Law, with Dr Sok Siphana, Matthew Rendall, Daron Wong and Aristotle David, acknowledged as Leading Lawyers. ZICO Law Thailand and ZICO Law Vietnam also earned new rankings in the Labour and Employment, and Corporate and M&A categories, respectively.
These rankings reflect another successful year for ZICO Law in 2018, as the network garnered top rankings and recognitions from other well-known legal publications including Chambers and Partners, IFLR1000 and Financial Times. In total the ZICO Law Network has secured over 100 practice area rankings from various publications as well close to 100 practitioner rankings throughout the region.
Our performances in these rankings are a testament to our commitment to deliver quality leading edge legal services in a timely manner, and for putting our clients first. We thank our clients for their continued support, and will strive to maintain our position as the go-to law network in ASEAN.