Ashurst highly commended in Chambers and Partners 2022 Asia Pacific rankings

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    The Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide rankings cover all of our offices in Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. Our operations in Greater China will be covered in a separate guide Chambers guide due for release in early 2022.

    In Australia, the firm was ranked Band 1 in 16 practice areas and gained new or higher rankings in three practice areas: Employment (National Leaders), Tax, White-Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations. 19 partners achieved a Band 1 ranking, and the firm was ranked 3rd overall, an increase from 5th last year. Six partners achieved new or improved rankings.

    In our Asia region, the Guide recognises 31 individual lawyers and 21 practice areas across nine jurisdictions. Highlights of our recognition in Asia include an improved ranking in seven practice areas: Banking & Finance: International (Japan), Projects & Energy: International (Japan), Banking & Finance: Regulatory (Singapore), Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives: Domestic (Singapore), Investment Funds: International (Singapore), Projects & Infrastructure: International (Singapore) and Corporate/M&A: International Firms (South Korea).

    Ashurst regional head of Asia, Jini Lee, commented, "This year we have achieved a significant improvement in the rankings given by Chambers, which is a well-deserved recognition reflecting our strong market standing. The outstanding result demonstrates our growth and strength in the Asia Pacific region which can be attributed to the high calibre of our team, our commitment to innovation, and our ability to provide commercial, innovative and practical solutions to our clients."

    The Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings are based on in-depth analysis, facilitated by a team of experienced researchers. The rankings offer reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers in the region and provide the information necessary to make an informed decision when choosing legal services. The full guide can be viewed online here.

    Band 1 Practice Rankings

    Asia Pacific Region

    • Projects and Infrastructure


    • Singapore - Energy & Natural Resources: International 


    • Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
    • Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance
    • Banking & Finance: Property Finance
    • Restructuring and Insolvency
    • Employment: National Leaders
    • Employment: New South Wales
    • Employment: Queensland
    • Environment and Planning
    • Financial Services Regulation
    • Government
    • Infrastructure
    • Insurance: Insurer (Non-contentious)
    • Insurance: Policyholder
    • Tax
    • TMT: IT & Telecommunications

    Papua New Guinea 

    • General Business Law 

    Band 1 Individual Rankings 

    • Peter Armitage
    • Rehana Box
    • Mark Brennan
    • John Briggs
    • Martin Coleman
    • Lea Constantine
    • Tony Denholder
    • Sarah Dulhunty
    • Richard Flynn
    • Tim Glenn
    • Jonathan Gordon
    • Tony Hill
    • Ian Humphreys
    • Robert Jamieson
    • Peter Kwon
    • Ross McClymont
    • Lee McDonald
    • Paul Newman
    • Daniel Reinbott
    • Paul Vane-Tempest
    • Shawn Wytenburg