Wong & Partners picked up five wins in the individual and firm categories, including the coveted Malaysia Law Firm of the Year gong, and Adnan Sundra & Low (ASL) landed five trophies in those categories at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2018.
Additionally, Wong & Partners had three wins in the deal categories – including M&A Deal of the Year for S P Setia's acquisition of I&P Group – while ASL counted the Malaysia Deal of the Year (Saudi Aramco Integrated Development Project of PETRONAS) among its six deal awards.
Notable individual winners on the night included Adrian Chee Meng Yang of ASL for Dealmaker of the Year, Datin Grace Yeoh of Shearn Delamore & Co for Managing Partner of the Year, and Wong Sue Wan of Wong & Partners for Woman Lawyer of the Year.
On the in-house side, Datin Veronica Selvanayagy of AIA was named In-House Lawyer of the Year, while Maybank snapped up the Malaysia In-House Team of the Year award. Maybank also won the award for Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year.
The event, the first ALB awards for 2018, was held on March 22 at the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur. For the full list of winners, click here.