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Awards Report 2023: Taiwan


Legal awards acknowledge the market recognition of a law firm and lawyer’s success, ability, effort and, above all, excellence.

While rankings consider the accumulation of a firm or lawyer’s efforts year-on-year, awards represent the achievements of firms or lawyers during the past 12 months. Awards can be viewed as being more significant than rankings because being shortlisted or winning an award means a firm or lawyer is one of a very select number of parties considered to be “the best”.

Legal Media 360’s Awards Reports consolidate the nominations and winners of the most reputable international and regional awards, showcasing the top performers by jurisdiction.


Atomic awards data is categorized, and naming conventions standardized. This highlights which firms, lawyers, cases and deals are receiving the greatest recognition via a nomination/win ratio.

Awards data from the following sources are used in our research:

Asian Legal Business, ALM, asialaw, Benchmark Litigation, China Business Law Journal, Chambers and Partners, China Law and Practice, India Business Law Journal, International Financial Law Review, In-house Community, Legal 500, Managing IP.

The awards period used for our research is January to December 2022.

Legal Media 360’s awards analysis splits firm awards into two distinct categories: Firm awards and Case/deal awards.

Award Categories

Firm Awards

Firm awards include categories such as practice area specific awards, practice management, diversity and inclusion and firm-wide awards (such as firm of the year).

The following data is for Taiwan (Domestic firms).

Table 1: Top firms by highest number of firm award nominations

Commentary: In 2022, a total of 12 firms were nominated for firm related awards. Only three firms won awards. Lee and Li and Tsar & Tsai had the most firm award nominations and both won the same number of awards.

Case/Deal Awards

Case/deal awards recognise the firms working on the most significant matters in the past 12 months.

Table 2: Top firms by highest number of case/deal award nominations

Commentary: Three of the five firms nominated for case/deal awards won. Lee and Li was nominated the greatest number of times, however LCS & Partners and Tsar & Tsai had a better nomination to win conversion ratio.

Lawyer Awards

In the 12 publications examined, only one publication (Benchmark Litigation) had lawyer awards for Taiwan. In Benchmark Litigation a total of six lawyers in Taiwan were nominated (three male and three female lawyers).

Nomination Statistics

Table 3: Firms with the highest number of lawyer award nominations

Table 4: Nominated Lawyers

Winner Statistics

Table 5: Winning firm

Table 6: Winning lawyer 

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