Legal 500 Recognizes K&L Gates In 2021 Asia Pacific Guide.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Regulatory & Compliance

21 January 2021

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2021 has recognized K&L Gates as a leader in over 35 practice categories across eight jurisdictions.

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 – Litigation

  • Environment and Planning

  • Financial Services Regulatory

  • IT and Telecoms

  • Intellectual Property

  • Labour and Employment 

  • Project Development

  • Real Estate

  • Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Tax


  • Corporate and M&A – Foreign Firms 

  • Intellectual Property – Foreign Firms 

Hong Kong 

  • Capital Markets (Debt) 

  • 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 

  • Corporate/M&A – 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

  • Dispute Resolution – Local Firms

  • Energy - Foreign Firms

  • International Arbitration

  • Labor and Employment – Foreign Firms

  • Projects – Foreign Firms

  • White Collar Crime – 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 2021.

For Further Information, please contact:
Cynthia Claytor, K&L Gates
[email protected]