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Legal 500 Recognizes K&L Gates in 2020 Asia Pacific Guide

23 January 2020

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 guide has recognized K&L Gates as a leader in over 30 practice categories across eight countries and regions.

Published annually, the Legal 500 rankings highlight the practice area teams and practitioners that provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from clients worldwide as well as interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

K&L Gates, as a firm, was recognized in the following categories:


  • Banking and Finance
  • Competition and Trade
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Project Development
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance and Investigations
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax


  • Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms
  • Intellectual Property - Foreign Firms
  • Real Estate and Construction - Foreign Firms

Hong Kong

  • Corporate (including M&A)
  • Structured Finance and Securitization

Indonesia (as K&L Gates Straits Law LLC)

  • Foreign Firms


  • Banking and Finance - International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Dispute resolution - International Firms and Joint Ventures
  • Labor and Employment - International Firms and Joint Ventures

Malaysia (as K&L Gates Straits Law LLC)

  • Foreign Firms

Singapore (as K&L Gates Straits Law LLC)

  • Asset Finance: Foreign Firms
  • Banking & Finance: Local Firms
  • Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms
  • Dispute Resolution: Local Firms
  • Energy - Foreign Firms
  • International Arbitration
  • Labor and Employment - Foreign Firms
  • Projects - Foreign Firms


  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution

To view the firm's full rankings, including the listed lawyers, visit the Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2020.

This publication/newsletter is for informational purposes and does not contain or convey legal advice. The information herein should not be used or relied upon in regard to any particular facts or circumstances without first consulting a lawyer. Any views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the law firm's clients.

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