Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific is published annually and provides independent commentary into 41 jurisdictions in the region. The qualities on which the rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.
In Australia, the firm had 11 practice groups ranked as performing in the elite Band 1 category and ranked in 28 practice areas overall. The Australian offices ranked Band 1 in Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance; Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance; Employment; Energy & Natural Resources; Environment; Government; Infrastructure & Project Finance; Intellectual Property; Native Title: Proponents; Restructuring & Insolvency and TMT: IT & Telecommunications.
In Asia, the firm was ranked in 39 practice areas and the Brunei desk held its long standing Band 1 ranking.
Across the Asia Pacific region, the firm obtained 150 individual rankings, including 36 individuals who were either ranked as Band 1, Senior Statesman, Star Individuals or Eminent Practitioners.
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The original press release can be found here on the Ashurst website: https://www.ashurst.com/en/news-and-insights/news-deals-and-awards/ashurst-commended-in-the-chambers-asia-pacific-guide-2018/