Drew is top in 7 practice areas, and has 88 recommended lawyers (Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022)

14 Jan 2022

Drew & Napier remains the top ranked law firm in both Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property for the 23rd year in the latest Legal 500 Asia Pacific results. To further iterate the firm’s prowess in disputes, we are home to the highest number of ranked individuals in Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration, at 10 and 14 lawyers respectively.

Our top ranked practices also include Restructuring and Insolvency (11 consecutive years), Labour and Employment (7 consecutive years), Antitrust and Competition (6 consecutive years), Private Wealth and Family Law ( 6 consecutive years), and Tax (2 consecutive years).

We are especially proud to share that 24 more extraordinary lawyers made a debut in the rankings this year. In all, our firm is ranked in 17 practice areas with 56 of our lawyers recommended 88 times.

Five esteemed Drew lawyers are recognised in the Hall of Fame for being at the pinnacle of the profession.

Eight lawyers are named Leading Individuals for their long-established reputations and exceptional leadership in their areas. Seven trailblazing young lawyers made their mark as Next Generation Partners and Rising Stars. They are lauded by clients and peers in the market, and are recognised for their lead roles in multiple matters.

Our Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Construction, International Arbitration, Investment Funds, Projects and Energy, Real Estate, Telecommunications, Media and Technology, and White-Collar Crime are named by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as leading practices. 

Furthermore, the following lawyers are ranked as Recommended Individuals:

Drew Network Asia (DNA)
We are also pleased to share that Drew Network Asia (DNA) pillar firms, Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia, Shearn Delamore & Co. from Malaysia and Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano (MVGS) from the Philippines are excellently profiled in the latest Legal 500 Asia Pacific results.

Makarim & Taira S. is ranked in 11 practice areas, with Labour and Employment and Projects and Energy in Tier 1. The firm has 12 recognised lawyers, with one Hall of Fame and two Leading Individuals.

Shearn Delamore & Co. is ranked Tier 1 in nine out of 12 practice areas. These are Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Labour and Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, Shipping, and Tax. 30 lawyers are ranked, with three partners recognised in the Hall of Fame and 10 partners ranked as Leading Individuals.

MVGS has 11 ranked practices, with six standing out in Tier 1. They are Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Labour and Employment, Immigration, Projects and Energy and Real Estate and Construction. Six of the 18 recognised lawyers are Leading Individuals. 

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