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Ashurst

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)

1 ranked lawyersBand 5ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Full-service firm representing clients in the tech, telecoms and food sectors, in addition to its strong focus on the financial services sector. Also well equipped to handle shipping disputes. Regularly instructed in shareholder and contractual disputes. Clients benefit from the firm's extensive network of offices in Asia and alliances with local firms in China and India. Valued for its contentious regulatory practice and also handles regulatory investigations.

Strengths

One client has an "overall very positive impression" of the firm, stating that it is "responsive, commercial and pragmatic."

A second client appreciates the team for its ability to "work across time zones without even thinking about it" and applauds it for being "great and really responsive."

Notable practitioners

Practice head James Comber handles an array of commercial disputes, including shareholder disagreements, financial services investigations and litigation, and insolvency disputes. A client enthuses: "He's a really strong lawyer who is clearly on top of the various different aspects of the law, pretty practical and quite commercial, and a nice guy who is good at managing client relationships."

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Dispute Resolution (International Firms)


James Comber
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