Financial Times Recognizes Paul Hastings as One of the Most Innovative Law Firms in Asia-Pacific

August 12, 2020

Hong Kong – Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has once again been recognized as one of the Most Innovative Law Firms in Asia-Pacific by the Financial Times in its


In addition to the overall ranking, the firm was shortlisted and recognized as a “Standout” in the

category. According to the FT:

  • In order to give its Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai offices an advantage in the crowded market for legal advice on Hong Kong initial public offerings, the firm has created an online repository of automated documents, in English and Chinese. This has increased the efficiency and accuracy of the firm's services and cut costs. (standout).

With a strong Capital Markets practice in Asia, Paul Hastings has advised on several landmark transactions in recent years, including

– the second largest IPO in South Korea in 2019; and  – the first listing under Chapter 18A of the listing rules in Hong Kong.

The Asia-Pacific results came on the heels of Paul Hastings winning the award for "Managing Complexity and Scale" at the

. In addition, , the firm’s Chief Business Development, Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, was honored as a “Legal Intrapreneur” at the for her exceptional expertise in developing new ideas that shape the culture of the firm and legal team.

The Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers report is one of the top legal rankings in Asia-Pacific region and highly regarded around the world.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.

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