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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.

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Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing


Jock O'Shea
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Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance


Martin Coleman
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Paul NewmanEnergy & Natural Resources: Utilities
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Robert JamiesonEnvironment & Planning
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Jonathan GordonFinancial Services Regulation
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London Fruit & Wool Exchange

1 Duval Square

London

Greater London

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E1 6PW

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