Paul Hastings Named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year by ALB China Law Awards 2020
September 21, 2020
Beijing, Hong Kong & Shanghai – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm was awarded “Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – International” at the ALB China Law Awards 2020, hosted by Asian Legal Business (“ALB”).
ALB China Law Awards is the prominent legal awards in the region which recognizes the outstanding performance of law firms, private practitioners and in-house teams. With a strong track record in Asia’s real estate market and a team of attorneys dedicated to real estate matters in all of the three Greater China offices, the ALB acknowledges the breadth, complexity, innovativeness and significance of Paul Hastings’ Greater China real estate matters.
The firm has advised on several high-profile real estate transactions recently, including:
- SDP Investmentin the formation of a joint venture with an international institutional investor to acquire U-Show Plaza in Beijing;
Apollo Global Management in the formation of a joint venture with Hong Kong Shanghai Alliance Holdings Limited to acquire Great Wall Financial Building in Shanghai;
- Proprium Capital Partners and its co-investor, a middle eastern sovereign wealth fund, in the formation of a US$500 million joint venture with China SCE Group and FUNLIVE to invest in rental apartment projects in China;
- Jaguar Growth Partners’ first Asia-focused fund and JHJ Logisticsin the formation of a joint venture to acquire Brilliant in China; and
- ARA Asset Managementin the formation of a partnership with Straits Real Estate and ICBC International for the acquisition of Sanlin InCity in Shanghai.
Aside from real estate transactions, the firm has also acted in some of the most significant Chinese property company listings in Hong Kong, such as
In addition to being named “Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – International”, Paul Hastings was also shortlisted this year for “M&A Deal of the Year – Midsize”. Paul Hastings was also named “Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – International” at the ALB China Law Awards 2018.
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.