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Chairman: Chris Ward (Australia)

Board Members: Eduardo Ferrari (Uruguay), Kathy Porter (USA), Jeroen Oehlen (Netherlands) Jean-Pierre Brusseleers (Belguim), Erich Bachmann (New Zealand), Cristian Herrera (Chile)

Number of countries: 73

Number of member firms: 92

Number of lawyers worldwide: 5,500

Languages: All major languages are represented

Network Overview:


■ Deep roots from long established network (founded 1990)

■ Not-for-profit ethos, putting the client first, consensual, professional and collegiate, rather than corporate

■ Exceptional due diligence on new member applicants before admission

■ Integrated global management with low overheads, modest membership fees and quick decision making

■ Dedicated centralised secretariat, business development and support services supplied by Ashfords LLP

■ Member firms committed to improved ranking in Chambers legal directory

Benefits for Clients:

■ Global legal support for clients from firms among the leaders in their jurisdictions, effectively creating a virtual law firm of over 5,500 lawyers

■ Non-exclusive, no referral fees payable on work introduction between members, the best interests of the client being the only relevant criterion

■ Peer review quality assurance driving up standards

■ Extensive rolling programme of client-facing seminars and training conferences

■ Member cooperation on multiple high value cross-border M&A transactions

■ Issue of International Business Handbooks and ‘Invest-In’ Guides

Benefits for Member Firms:

■ Global Practice Groups sharing legal and ‘how to’ expertise in all major disciplines

■ Regular, well attended member conferences

■ Contemporary website updated daily

■ Intuitive members-only extranet enabling member cohesion and common standards

■ Dynamic ADVOC Junior Practice Group bringing forward the ADVOC leaders of the future

■ Register of ‘best friends’ law firms in jurisdictions where ADVOC are not yet represented

■ Cross border lawyer exchange, training, library, research and other support resources

■ Annual, centrally administered Quality Assurance Member Audit

Member Firms:

Argentina: Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Australia: Norman Waterhouse Lawyers (Adelaide), Cooper Grace Ward (Brisbane), Maddocks (Melbourne), CBP Lawyers (Sydney)

Bangladesh: A.S & Associates

Belgium: Buyle Legal

Bolivia: Estudio Juridico Gerke, Sociedad Civil

Brazil: Siqueira Castro Advogados

Bulgaria: AP Law Firm

Cambodia: BNG Legal

Chile: Cariola Diez Perez-Cotapos

China: Jianzhong Law Firm (Batou City), Jincheng Tongda & Neal Law Firm (Beijing), Trust Law Firm (Guangzhou), Fred Kan & Co. (Hong Kong), Antonio Ribeiro Baguinho - Lawyers and Private Notaries (Macau), Qindao Law Firm (Qingdao), Shanghai United Law Firm (Shanghai)

Colombia: Posse Herrera Ruiz Attorneys

Costa Rica: Nassar Abogados

Croatia: Macesic & Partners

Cyprus: Lellos P Demetriades Law Office LLC

Czech Republic: UEPA

Dominican Republic: Mesa & Mesa

Ecuador: Apolo, Vernaza & Asociados

England: Ashfords LLP

Estonia: Law Office Laus & Partners

Fiji: Siwatibau & Sloane

Finland: Lindblad & Co

France: YDES Societe d’Avocats (Lyons, Avignon, Paris and London), Cornet Vincent Segurel (Paris, Nantes, Rennes and Lille), Avoxa, societe d’avocats (Rennes, Brest, Lorient, Nantes and Paris)

Germany: Selting Attorneys at Law (Cologne), LSV Rechtsanwalts GmbH (Frankfurt), BERNZEN SONNTAG Rechtsanwalte (Hamburg), Schellenberg Unternehmeranwalte (Berlin), SEUFERT RECHTSANWALTE (Munich and Leipzig)

Gibraltar: ISOLAS

Greece: Carsten Niemer & Partner

Hungary: Gardos, Mosonyi, Tomori Law Office

India: Dhruve Liladhar & Co (Mumbai), O.P. Khaitan & Co. (New Delhi)

Indonesia: Legisperitus Lawyers

Ireland: J.W. O’Donovan (Cork), Eames Solicitors (Dublin)

Italy: Cocuzza & Associati (Milan), Palma Boria (Rome)

Israel: RNC

Japan: Soga Law Office

Kenya: CFL Advocates

Korea: K&P Law Firm

Kuwait: NEN Law Firm

Latvia: Loze & Partners Attorneys at Law

Lebanon: Bridge Legal Group

Liechtenstein: Advokaturburo Dr.iur. et lic.oec. Norbert Seeger

Lithuania: Law Office Vadapalas, Vaitekunas & Partners EUROLEX

Luxembourg: Vandenbulke

Macedonia: Mihajloski & Popovska

Malaysia: Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff

Malta: GTG Advocates

Mexico: Abogados Sierra y Vazquez

Morocco: I&I Law Firm

Myanmar: JTJB Myanmar

Netherlands: BrantjesVeerman Advocaten (Amsterdam), Boels Zanders NV (Maastricht, Eindhoven, Roermond and Venlo)

New Zealand: Hesketh Henry (Auckland)

Nigeria: Aluko & Oyebode

Norway: Seland Orwall DA (Oslo)

Pakistan: Winston & Saleem

Paraguay: Berkemeyer’s Attorneys & Counselors

Peru: Cauvi, Ferraro, Piaggio, Zegarra & Del Solar

Philippines: Herrera Teehankee & Cabrera Law Offices

Poland: BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sp. k.

Portugal: Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira

Romania: Cunescu, Balaciu & Associates

Russian Federation: Levant & Partners Law Firm

Scotland: MacRoberts LLP

Serbia: Law Office Milosevic

Singapore: Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP

Slovakia: UEPA

South Africa: Adams and Adams

South Korea: K&P Law Firm (Incheon)

Spain: Estudi Juridic Sanchez & de Canals (Barcelona), Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo (Madrid), Ilagoson International Lawyers (Malaga and Marbella)

Sri Lanka: D N Thurairajah & Co.

Sweden: MORE Legal

Switzerland: Bratschi Ltd.

Thailand: Apisith & Alliance Ltd.

Turkey: Muhtaranlar & Associates

United Arab Emirates: Lutfi & Co

United States of America: Robinson & Cole LLP

Uruguay: Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Vietnam: LuatViet Advocates and Solicitors

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