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James Comber

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (International Firms) , Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
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Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (International Firms) - China

Band 4

James Comber heads the firm's contentious regulatory practice and focuses his practice on assisting banking and financial services clients with SFC investigations. A client particularly values his handling of mandates, advising he is "friendly and practical in his approach, but has a good grasp of the technical issues."
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Band 5

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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James leads the dispute resolution practice at Ashurst Hong Kong.

He has particular expertise in contentious regulatory matters and has acted for major financial institutions, asset managers and brokerages in investigations conducted by the Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police.

James also acts for clients in high-value commercial disputes, both in litigation before the Hong Kong courts and in arbitral proceedings throughout Asia, including HKIAC and ICC. He has a depth of experience in managing disputes across a wide range of industries, including financial services mis-selling and derivatives disputes, shareholder and joint venture disputes, complex contractual claims and tax disputes.

Clients particularly value his hands-on approach and strategic insight for complex and high value problems, and his undivided focus on achieving the best possible commercial outcome for them.

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James Comber

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