We are delighted to announce that Deacons has won “M&A Deal of the Year” and the “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” at the China Law & Practice Awards 2014, a Euromoney publication.
The M&A deal refers to Yue Xiu's acquisition of 75% stake in Chong Hing Bank which Deacons advised on alongside Baker & McKenzie and Zhong Lun Law Firm.
The awards ceremony was held on September 18 2014 in Beijing. The event annually celebrates the top deals and top law firms in China in key practice areas. The winners are judged on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence within their fields over the last 12 months.
This is the second consecutive year that Deacons has won the “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” award, reinforcing our position as Hong Kong’s own world-class law firm.