International & Cross-Border Capabilities Department

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What the team is known for Ashurst has a leading offering across key Australian business sectors, and its international capability is reinforced by its network of offices that spans Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the USA. The firm's internal structure facilitates the building of multi-office teams of sector specialists who are able deliver advice to the client in whichever jurisdiction they require.

The firm's global offering is especially well regarded for its expertise in the energy and resources sector, servicing global clients on project development, financing and commercial transactions throughout the world, and its dispute resolution expertise includes the handling of international arbitration and litigation cases. In Australia, the firm's breadth of expertise across all key economic sectors makes it a popular choice for foreign investors, as well as being well placed to advise its Australian clients on their international business.

Strengths One client singles the firm out for its "great project development experience across all the jurisdictions we are looking at and its global network," and admires the partners' ability to "pull together across the network."

A second client assesses the team to be "very good on international matters because they have that network."