On March 22, at The Asian Lawyer-sponsored The Asia Legal Awards, Kim & Chang was recognized as “Competition and Trade Firm of the Year.” The awards ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hong Kong. Winning this award demonstrates our firm's market-leading position in the antitrust and competition practice area, not only in Korea, but also in the Asia-Pacific region.

We also received two additional recognitions. Our participation in Toshiba Corp.'s sale of its memory chip business won “M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia,” while our participation in solar power plant financing in Misaki, Okayama won “Finance Deal of the Year: Projects and Assets.”

About The Asia Legal Awards: The Asian Lawyer is a sister publication of The American Lawyer, a leading US legal publication, and an affiliate of ALM, the worldwide legal media group. The Asian Lawyer annually hosts The Asia Legal Awards. The awards select and celebrate law firms, lawyers, deals, and in-house teams that have demonstrated excellence during the past year. 

The following are the details of our wins:

Firm Categories
• Competition and Trade Firm of the Year

Deal Categories
• M&A Deal of the Year: Toshiba Corp.’s sale of memory chip business
• Finance Deal of the Year: Projects and Assets: Misaki, Okayama solar power plant financing