Asia Managing Partner: Terence Tung, Senior Partner
Number of partners: 80
Number of lawyers: 230
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Russian
Mayer Brown is uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, it is the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — the backbone of the global economy. Mayer Brown has deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including its signature strength, the global financial services industry. Diverse teams of lawyers are recognised by clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything they do. A ‘one-firm’ culture — seamless and integrated across all practices and regions — ensures that clients receive the best of Mayer Brown’s knowledge and experience.
Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Washington DC, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Dubai
Tauil & Chequer Advogados is an associated office in Brasilia, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust & Competition:
Antitrust filings and regulatory clearances, antitrust advice associated with global transactions, legal compliance, programmes policy development and monitoring, anti-competitive conduct investigations.
Aviation, land transport, shipping, telecommunications and utilities.
Banking & Finance:
Capital markets transactions, trade finance, commercial paper, debt and equity issues, bank security, loans and syndication.
Construction & Engineering:
Drafting agreements, dispute resolution, rating and valuation.
Corporate & Securities:
Joint ventures and mergers, stock exchange transactions, takeovers, management buyouts, restructuring and organisations.
Incident preparation and breach responses; litigating cutting-edge data privacy and cybersecurity issues; strategic counselling and corporate governance; vendor and supply chain management, contracting, and data transfers; regulatory and compliance; and policy and advocacy.
Employment & Benefits:
Legal obligations of employers and employees, unit trusts, mutual funds, provident funds and retirement schemes.
Up/mid/downstream, energy services, liquefied natural gas, electric power and transmission, coal, alternative energy sources and renewable fuels, energy trading.
Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement:
Compliance, licensing and regulations in financial services.
Business interruption, contractors all risks, directors and officers’ liability, professional indemnity.
Registration and protection of patents, trademarks, trade names and designs; anti-counterfeiting, litigation, opposition and rectification proceedings.
International trade and investment, trade disputes (antidumping and subsidy claims) and custom issues.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Administrative law and judicial review, securities litigation, commercial litigation, electronic discovery, international arbitration, medical malpractice, anti-bribery and corruption, internal and regulatory investigations.
Financing in wide variety of sectors: power, oil, gas, renewables, mining and infrastructure.
Development, finance and acquisition of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and mixed-use real estate development.
Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency:
Restructuring and rescheduling of debts and advising on workouts, receiverships, liquidations and bankruptcies.
Derivatives, CDOs, securities and corporate finance, funds, financial institution regulatory compliance, bankruptcy and restructuring, tax.
Transactions, consulting and planning.
Data rights, use, privacy and protection strategies; digital services; outsourcing; and software development, licensing and integration.
Technology outsourcing, data privacy, media regulatory, domain names, IT, M&A, e-commerce.