Hong Kong – April 29 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Clifford Cha…

Hong Kong – April 29 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Clifford Chance has once again been named “Best Funds Law Firm” at the FinanceAsia / AsianInvestor Magazine 2005 Achievement Awards. The prestigious award reflects the firm’s outstanding reputation and expertise in this sector.

Now in its [fourth] year, the award seeks to reward – amongst other things – innovative and groundbreaking legal work in fund structures; the size, experience and stability of the firm’s team in Asia; important ways the team has helped the funds management industry navigate developments in the region’s regulatory systems, and other contributions to the industry.

Partner James Walker, who leads Clifford Chance’s Asian funds practice, commented:
“We are honoured that our innovation and experience in Asia are being continually recognised in the market. To be named ‘Best Funds Law Firm’ for the second year in a row reflects the continued growth and success of our Asian funds team, and we look forward to continuing our market-leading involvement in the development of the funds arena in Asia.”