11 Dec '11, 11pm

Singapore women lawyers shine at Asian awards

Singapore women lawyers shine at Asian awards

LEE SUET FERN: Stamford Law's Mrs Lee was thrilled to be named top mergers and acquisitions lawyer, in a sector traditionally dominated by men. -- ST FILE PHOTO By K. C. Vijayan, Law Correspondent Some of Asia's best women lawyers are Singaporean, a new Asian awards event in business law hosted in Hong Kong has shown. Among others, Stamford Law's Mrs Lee Suet Fern was named top mergers and acquisitions lawyer, while Allen & Gledhill's Ms Vivian Ang snagged the top spot for shipping practice, fending off challengers from big international law firms in the region. These firms included China's King & Wood, Japan's Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and international heavyweights such as Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie. The inaugural awards were given out by leading international monthly financial magazine Euromoney, following its success in similar awards in Europe. Photo gallery Ple...

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