Paul Hastings Recognized at China Law & Practice Awards 2020
October 19, 2020
Beijing, Hong Kong & Shanghai – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has been honored with four awards at the 14th annual China Law & Practice Awards, namely:
Deal of the Year – M&A (Fosun Pharma Sells US$523.15 Million Stake in United Family Healthcare)
Firm of the Year – Healthcare & Life Sciences (International)
Firm of the Year – Regulatory & Compliance (International)
Lawyer of the Year – Regulatory & Compliance (Shaun Wu)
In association with The American Lawyer, The Asian Lawyer and Legal Week, China Law & Practice is one of the leading legal publications in Asia. The annual China Law & Practice Awards recognize top lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams in China for stellar achievements, in particular legal solutions demonstrating professional expertise and innovation, contributions to the legal industry, as well as teamwork and efficiency.
Paul Hastings continues to strive for growth in our Investigation and White Collar Defense Practice, while enhancing our presence in the increasingly competitive and complex life sciences landscape. This year at the China Law & Practice Awards, the firm was awarded “Firm of the Year – Healthcare & Life Sciences (International)” for our innovative solutions to complex cross-border transactions within a compressed timeframe, and “Firm of the Year – Regulatory & Compliance (International)” for our industry-leading investigations and compliance work amid the tumultuous U.S.-China trade war.
Winner of “Lawyer of the Year – Regulatory & Compliance”, investigations and white collar defense partner Shaun Wu was lauded for his legal expertise, innovation, and leadership in advising multiple multinational corporations during uncertain political times. Leading on the firm’s most significant regulatory and compliance matters across the Asia-Pacific, Mr. Wu has been appointed as the Independent Monitor in connection with sanctions by multilateral development banks, and has acted for leading companies subject to significant scrutiny by government regulators including U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement.
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.