Ashurst boosts investigations capability with London partner hire

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    Ruby joins from Freshfields' disputes, litigation and arbitration practice. Specialising in white-collar crime, financial regulation, global investigations and risk and compliance, Ruby advises corporate clients across a wide range of matters. She is experienced in multi-jurisdictional investigations and matters with multi-agency involvement, and has defended clients under investigation for global corruption, accounting irregularities, tax fraud, and money laundering.

    A former prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, Ruby practised at the Bar for 13 years before joining Freshfields in 2015.

    Tom Connor, Head of Dispute Resolution, EMEA, said:

    "Ruby is an impressive practitioner and an exciting addition to Ashurst's team. Ruby has a great skill set and range of experiences and I am confident that she will play a significant role as we continue to expand our international investigations offering."

    Ruby Hamid added:

    "I am delighted to be joining Ashurst. The firm's disputes team is renowned for the quality of its lawyers and client base so this is the perfect platform for me. I am really looking forward to working with to team and helping to grow the white collar crime and investigations offering for clients."

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