12 April 2016
Watson Farley & Williams Asia Practice (“WFWAP”) is delighted to announce that it has won the “International Deal Firm of the Year” award at the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Awards 2016 in Kuala Lumpur.
The award demonstrates both the strength of the Malaysian transactions that WFWAP has been involved in during the last year, as well as the quality of the team that the firm fields in Malaysia. At the same event, WFWAP were also finalists in both the “Islamic Finance Deal of the Year” category and “Debt Market Deal of the Year” category, where the firm was nominated for three separate transactions.
This is the third successive year in which WFWAP has won awards for the strength of its legal work in Malaysia. Last year, WFWAP won two ALB Malaysia awards for “Debt Market Deal of the Year” and “Malaysia Deal of the Year” and in 2014, WFWAP won “Deal of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards for its work on a transaction acting for SapuraKencana.
Andrew Nimmo, the Singapore-based partner who led the three nominated transactions, commented “We’re delighted to win this particular award; it recognises not only the quality of the high-profile, headline transactions we continue to be instructed on in Malaysia and the strength and depth of our fantastic and very supportive client base there, but also the strong reputation of the market-leading WFW team which services the jurisdiction”.