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Asia Pacific – Baker & McKenzie Wins Big at the ALB 2012 SE Asia Law Awards.

16 May, 2012



Baker & McKenzie and its member firms won three awards at the recent Asian Legal Business (ALB) Southeast Asia Law Awards held in Singapore on 11 May 2012. The PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler Murabaha Facilities deal on which Baker & McKenzie and its Indonesian member firm, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto and Partners, advised was named “Islamic Finance Deal of the Year”. Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners has also clinched the “Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year” while Wong & Partners, member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Malaysia, won the Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year. 
Commenting on the awards, Jeremy Pitts, Baker & McKenzie’s Asia Pacific Regional Chairman, said, “The awards and the diverse range of categories in which we were shortlisted, demonstrate our broad client base as well as our experience and reach in Southeast Asia. We are very pleased to continue to act on market-leading deals for our local and international clients, and we are pleased that our continued commitment to this region has been recognised.” 
Baker & McKenzie and its member firms were also shortlisted in 10 other categories at the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2012:
– Asset & Corporate Deal of the Year
– Debt Market Deal of the Year
– Project Finance Deal of the Year
– SE Asia M&A Deal of the Year
– SE Asia Deal of the Year
– Philippines Deal Firm of the Year
– Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year
– Energy & Resources Law Firm of the Year
– IP Law Firm of the Year
– Tax & Trusts Law Firm of the Year 
The ALB awards add to the long list of awards the Firm has won this year, including “Southeast Asia Law Firm of the Year” at Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2012, and “Indonesia Law Firm of the Year” at the IFLR Asia Awards 2012. 
Now in its eighth year, the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards recognises the excellence and outstanding achievements of SE Asia's leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers of 2011. A panel of independent judges, made up of representatives from in-house departments, law firms and other industry experts, select the winners in each category. 
For further information, please contact:
Jamie Kar, Baker McKenzie

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