14 Jun 2017

Market leading law firm Henry Davis York has been recognised for their innovative approach through their inclusion in the top 25 innovative law firms in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2017 Report. The Report recognises the law firms behind the most transformational transactions in the region, the in-house legal teams that are adding the most value to business and the most innovative individuals in the industry.
HDY has been recognised in the areas of Legal Expertise and Social Responsibility. In Legal Expertise, the Firm is ranked "Highly Recommended" for both its work with the Myanmar government in drafting new corporate insolvency laws and for the restructure of McAleese transport services group.
In Social Responsibility, the Firm is ranked "Standout" for its support for human rights and equality for LGBTIQ people.
The FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Report accompanies the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards held on 1 June 2017 in Hong Kong where HDY was shortlisted as a finalist in four categories. The Report is based on a rigorous research process that includes expert analysis, market surveys and hundreds of interviews with legal professionals. It presents a unique analysis of the legal industry and is the only ranking of lawyers by innovation.
Michael Greene, Managing Partner said: "The essence of being in a vital business partnership with our clients today is staying ahead of the curve, always delivering enterprising legal and business solutions. We are delighted that our innovative approach to how we engage with our clients, people and community has been recognised".
Katie Stidwill
Director of Business Development & Strategic Projects
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