On May 30, the annual Asialaw 2019 Regional Award was held at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong.

The awards recognised leading law firms across eight practice areas, seven industries and 25 jurisdictions across the region. This year, the awards decisions are based on the submissions and research for the 2019 Asialaw guide. It is aimed at those who have displayed outstanding achievement in advising clients on local law matters, across a range of practice areas.

In 2019, GRATA International was recognised as Kazakhstan Firm of the Year.

The awards were judged according to:

  • The innovative approach to solving customer problems;
  • The complexity of legal issues;
  • Impact.

In deciding the winners, each firm or practitioner was given an average score using the client surveys. The award went to the firm/practitioner with the highest average score.