Chambers Asia Pacific 2022 Recognises Firms Practice Areas and Lawyers

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    The 2022 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific has recognised Squire Patton Boggs practices and lawyers, with the firm ranked as a “recommended firm” in Australia, Japan and Singapore. The firm has made a strong showing in Singapore with new rankings for its dispute resolution and shipping expertise and there is also a new ranking in Japan for Life Sciences. Additionally, 10 lawyers have been highly ranked for their respective practice areas.

    In the 2022 guide, Chambers notes the firm’s highly regarded International Dispute Resolution Practice in Singapore. Clients remarked Squire Patton Boggs is “a sharp group, they are very client-friendly in terms of access and availability,” adding that lawyers in the team are “very proactive, intelligent and experienced.

    The firm’s “growing team of shipping finance and litigation lawyers in Singapore” were praised with Kate Sherrard recognised as “very knowledgeable, reliable and client-focused.” And Barry Stimpson is noted as a “well-regarded maritime lawyer.”

    In Australia, feedback on the firm included: “Squire Patton Boggs provides excellent customer service, they respond quickly to all requests for assistance and often go above and beyond to assist us.” While Greg Steinepreis was highlighted as one of Western Australia's standout construction practitioners, with one source observing: “Greg really is THE guy here in Perth and has a very, very strong reputation.”

    The Tokyo Life Sciences lawyers were commended, not only for their legal advice, but for their ability to “understand our corporate culture regarding decision-making and give us advice on negotiation strategies from an objective standpoint.”

    The firm is ranked in the following practice areas:

    Australia

    Construction
    Employment: Western Australia
    Real Estate

    Japan

    Life Sciences

    Singapore

    Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Highly Regarded
    Employment: International
    Shipping: International: Finance
    Shipping: International: Litigation

    The following lawyers are featured:

    Gregory Steinepreis – Australia: Construction
    Simon Adams – Australia: Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities
    Hazel Brewer – Australia: Shipping

    Hisao Hirose – Japan: Banking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance

    Rodman Bundy – Singapore: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
    Julia Yeo – Singapore: Employment: International
    Brian Gordon – Singapore: Energy & Natural Resources: International/Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
    Ivan Chia – Singapore: Projects & Infrastructure: International/Vietnam: Projects, Infrastructure & Energy
    Kate Sherrard – Singapore: Shipping: International: Finance
    Barry Stimpson – Singapore: Shipping: International: Litigation

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