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Ashurst

Asia-Pacific 2022
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Asia-Pacific

Chairman: Ben Tidswell
Global Managing Partner: Paul Jenkins
Number of global partners: 400+
Number of other global fee earners:
1600+
Languages: English, Burmese, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Gujarati, Bahasa Indonesia, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Spanish, Tagalog

Firm Overview:
Ashurst is a leading global law firm advising local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on their most complex transactions, disputes and projects. Founded almost 200 years ago, the firm today has more than 3,400 people, including some 400 partners, working across 28 offices in 16 countries, offering the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. The firm brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.
Ashurst Singapore advises leading corporations, financial institutions and multilateral agencies, as well as government and semi-government entities. The firm advises on international, cross-border transactions, projects and disputes from Singapore. The Singapore office opened in 1996 and has developed strong working relationships with leading local law firms across Southeast Asia, which allows the firm to deliver seamless legal advice across the ASEAN region. Ashurst also draws on expertise from its Asia Pacific network, including its highly regarded Australian offices.
Furthermore, Ashurst Singapore is able to provide the full range of Singapore law advice through its Formal Law Alliance, Ashurst ADTLaw, offering our clients access to locally tailored Singapore law advice together with the resources of a leading international firm.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate:
With its extensive network of global corporate partners, Ashurst is well-resourced in major commercial centres to advise on public and private M&A, private equity, joint ventures, equity capital markets, reorganisations, governance and regulatory issues.

Finance, Funds & Restructuring:
Ashurst has a premier global finance team, based in all the major financial centres around the world, with deep product expertise and extensive multi-jurisdictional experience. Its global capacity and technical capability covers global loans, global markets, finance regulatory, restructuring & special situations, investment funds and high yield.

Projects & Real Estate:
Ashurst’s global team has unmatched depth and operates across the energy, resources, infrastructure and real estate sectors, advising the full range of market participants, including lenders, governments and sponsors, on innovative and high profile matters.

Strategic Advisory:
Ashurst’s market leading specialist advisory teams are focused on delivering strategic innovative solutions to its clients’ most complex business critical challenges. They have leading expertise in employment, competition, intellectual property, international arbitration, investigations, tax and disputes.

Ashurst Advance:
Ashurst delivers client-facing innovation through Ashurst Advance, its “NewLaw” platform comprising cutting edge technology, process experts, and high quality cost effective resources in a single dynamically managed package which is fully integrated with its legal subject matter experts.

Industry Teams:
Banks & Private Capital:
Ashurst supports the business and transactional activities of its domestic and global bank and private capital clients in an environment of increased regulatory change and commercial pressure.

Digital Economy:
Ashurst’s digital economy group adopts a tailored approach to the digitalisation of particular industries, with a key focus on fintech, infratech, proptech and TMT. The team advises on all aspects of work in the industry, including strategic commercial arrangements, M&A, IPOs, financing, joint ventures, outsourcing, disputes, exploitation of IP, tax and other key commercial activities.

Energy & Resources:
Ashurst’s specialists provide an end-to-end advisory service covering the full energy and resources value chains, including their various sub sectors, working on high profile projects and transactions globally which will shape the industry for decades to come. This experience spans renewables, energy from waste, oil & gas, mining & metals, decarbonisation technologies (e.g. energy storage, hydrogen, smart meters), conventional power and nuclear.

Infrastructure:
Ashurst work as key advisers on iconic infrastructure projects across the transport, social infrastructure, energy and resources and telecommunications sectors for both public and private sector clients. Its in-depth knowledge of the industry and its history of working with governments, sponsors and financiers means it has a comprehensive and balanced view, and understands how projects work from all perspectives.

Real Estate:
The team advises on all aspects of real estate activity including high-profile acquisitions and divestments, asset management, large-scale development schemes, real estate finance, funds, joint ventures, construction, planning, environment and tax advice. Its one-stop-shop offering allows it to work with its clients on landmark, first of a kind deals across the built environment market and the many sectors within it.

International Offices:
Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Canberra, Dubai, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hong Kong, India (best friend referral arrangement with Indian Law Partners), Jakarta (associated office), Jeddah (associated office), London, Luxembourg, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Port Moresby, Riyadh, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

Ranked Offices

Provided by Ashurst

UK - Head office
Australia
  • Brisbane
    Level 38, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, QLD 4000
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    Canberra
    Level 11, 12 Moore Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, ACT 2601
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    Melbourne
    Level 26, 181 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, VIC 3000
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    Perth
    Brookfield Place Tower II, Level 10 & 11, 123 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, WA 6000
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    Sydney
    Level 11, 5 Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, NSW 2000
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China
  • Hong Kong
    11/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Indonesia
  • Jakarta
    Level 37, Equity, Sudirman Central Business District, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53, Selatan, Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia, 12190
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Japan
  • Tokyo
    Shiroyama Trust Tower, 30th Floor, 4-3-1 Toranomon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan, 105-6030
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Papua New Guinea
  • Port Moresby
    Level 4 Mogoru Moto Building, Champion Parade, PO Box 850, Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
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Singapore
  • Singapore
    Ashurst LLP, 12 Marina Boulevard, #24-01 MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CENTRE TOWER3, #24-01 Marina Bay, Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore, Singapore Island, Singapore, 018982
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Ashurst rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2022
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Banking & Finance
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Capital Markets: Debt
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Capital Markets: Debt
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Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products
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Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products
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Capital Markets: Equity
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Capital Markets: Equity
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Capital Markets: Securitisation
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Capital Markets: Securitisation
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Corporate/M&A
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Corporate/M&A
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Energy & Natural Resources
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Energy & Natural Resources
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Projects & Infrastructure
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Projects & Infrastructure
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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
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3
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
3
Band 3
Australia
Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
1
Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
1
Shawn Wytenburg
1
Band 1
3
Kenneth Tang
3
Band 3
3
Steve Smith
3
Band 3
Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing
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3
Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing
3
Band 3
Lawyers
2
Jock O'Shea
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Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance
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1
Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance
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Band 1
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Martin Coleman
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Shawn Wytenburg
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Steve Smith
2
Band 2
Banking & Finance: Property Finance
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Banking & Finance: Property Finance
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