Chambers Asia Pacific 2023 Recognises Firm’s Practice Areas and Lawyers

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The 2023 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 also achieved a new Asia Pacific-wide ranking for its expertise in shipping finance. Additionally, 11 lawyers have been highly ranked for their respective practice areas.

In the 2023 guide, Chambers notes the firm is “active on shipping finance and litigation through its team in Singapore, with additional expertise based in Australia.” Clients remarked: “Squire Patton Boggs is capable of handling complex matters involving more than one jurisdiction. They are focused on the needs of the client and are able to foster a good relationship of trust.” From an international arbitration perspective, the Band 1 team was recognized by clients for being "excellent at handling complex and sophisticated disputes, taking an extremely diligent approach and providing detailed and complete legal advice."

In Australia, feedback on the firm included: “Their service is excellent, the personnel of the firm is attentive and they are extremely responsive,” and “The advice is very detailed and balanced. The steps are clear, concise and practical to employers. There is a very good appreciation of the business landscape and operational constraints included in the provision of legal advice.”

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:


Employment: Western Australia
Real Estate


Life Sciences


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

Asia-Pacific Region

Shipping: Finance

The following lawyers are featured:

Gregory Steinepreis – Australia: Construction
Cris Cureton – 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
Kate Sherrard – Singapore: Shipping: International: Finance
Barry Stimpson – Singapore: Shipping: International: Litigation

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