Ashurst strengthens global disputes practice with new Sydney hire

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    Rani has over 15 years' experience as a partner representing banking and large corporate clients across a range of regulatory investigations and proceedings, most recently as head of the Sydney disputes team at DLA Piper, and previously at Gilbert + Tobin for 11 years.

    Commenting on the appointment, Head of Dispute Resolution, APAC, Mark Elvy said:

    "Rani is a leading practitioner in the financial and regulatory investigations space, and her experience aligns with our strengths, strategy and desire for further growth in this area, as does Rani's strong personal reputation in the anti-bribery and corruption/investigations field. Our dispute resolution practice group is a high performing and busy team, and Rani will be a great addition."

    Global Head of Strategic Advisory, Lea Constantine said:

    "We are thrilled to be welcoming Rani to Ashurst. She is an experienced and highly regarded practitioner, who will further strengthen our global disputes practice. Bringing Rani on board will ensure we are able to continue to provide the highest quality commercial advice to our clients. Her experience and ability to work across practice areas and across regions will make her a strong asset in our global team."

    Rani John said:

    "Regulatory investigations and enforcement has been a particular focus of my practice over a number of years, an area in which Ashurst is very strong. I was attracted to the firm by the collegiate culture of the disputes team, its bench strength, and the quality of Ashurst's transactional practices and relationships. I very much look forward to joining Ashurst."