Cleary Gottlieb Attains Exceptional Rankings in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024

December 19, 2023

Cleary Gottlieb continues to earn top rankings in the 2024 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, with seven practices and four lawyers recognized in the directory.

In South Korea, Cleary was ranked Band 1 for Corporate/M&A: International Firms and Capital Markets: International Firms, remaining the only firm ranked in the top band of those practice areas since the categories were created.

Partners Jinduk Han, Sang Jin Han, and Nallini Puri and counsel Jay Hoon Choi were all highly ranked in their respective practice areas.

The firm received the following commendations:

Asia-Pacific Region: Capital Markets

  • “Cleary are very calm under stressful circumstances and provide well-thought out advice. They put clients’ interests first and are willing to go the extra mile.”
  • “Their advice is sophisticated. Their longstanding experience makes their advice more persuasive.”

Asia-Pacific Region: Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

  • “Their wealth of experience and expertise in handling complex and sophisticated corporate matters was truly impressive. They certainly stood out for their exemplary engagement throughout the negotiation process.”
  • “Cleary demonstrated they are very strong when it comes to handling complex and sophisticated matters.”

India: Corporate/M&A: International Firms

  • “The team provides very detailed and commercial advice to clients and has great knowledge of key geographic markets.”
  • “Cleary is extremely strong on all aspects of deals - commercial, corporate, antitrust, and cross-border issues.”

South Korea: Capital Markets: International Firms

  • “Their advice is sophisticated. Their longstanding experience makes their advice more persuasive.”
  • “The Cleary Seoul team are always prepared to advise us regardless of the difficulty levels.”

South Korea: Corporate/M&A: International Firms

  • “Cleary is undoubtedly number one in M&A among all foreign law firms practicing in Korea. The team are always well aware and mindful of the commercial aspects of transactions.”

To learn more about Cleary’s rankings, click here.