Kennedys continues rankings success with Asia Pacific directory results

We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2019 editions of legal directories covering Asia Pacific has seen us continue recent rankings success.

The publication of Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific directories has confirmed another set of pleasing results to follow last year’s EMEA rankings.

In addition to a number of our partners being recognised within the Asia Pacific directories, we are  proud to confirm that we have been recommended as a Band/Tier 1 firm for Insurance in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore with our Bangkok office being ranked as a Band 2 firm under Insurance by Chambers Asia-Pacific in its first year as a part of our global network.

We have been ranked as a ‘Band 1’ or ‘Top Tier Firm’ in the following practice areas:

Chambers Asia-Pacific

  • Insurance Contentious (International Firms): China (Hong Kong)
  • Insurance (Singapore)

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

  • Insurance (Australia)
  • Insurance (Hong Kong)

We have also been ranked in the following 20 practice areas:

Australia

  • Dispute Resolution (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Insurance Defence (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Sports Law; Recognised Practitioner (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Insurance (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Media & Entertainment (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Hong Kong

  • Insurance Non-Contentious (International Firms): China; (Chambers Asia-Pacific) 
  • Employment - Hong Kong Law (International Firms): China; (Chambers Asia-Pacific)                                   
  • Dispute Resolution (International Firms): China; (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms: (International Firms): China; (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (International Firms); (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Insurance (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Labour and Employment (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Regulatory (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Singapore

  • Shipping: International Department (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Shipping – Foreign Firms (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Thailand

  • Insurance (Chambers)
  • Corporate: M&A (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

 

Our lawyers recommended in Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific editorials are as follows:

Australia

  • Veronica Chapman (Insurance Defence)
  • Chris Finn (Insurance Defence)
  • Patrick George (Dispute Resolution)
  • Rebekah Giles (Dispute Resolution)
  • Raylee Hartwell (Insurance Defence)
  • Penny Taylor (Insurance Defence; 'Recognised Practitioner')

Hong Kong

  • Richard Bates (Insurance Non-Contentious, and Employment - Hong Kong Law [International Firms]: China)
  • Peter Cashin (Insurance Non-Contentious [International Firms]: China)
  • Emily Duncan (Employment - Hong Kong Law [International Firms]: China
  • Joanie Ko (Insurance Contentious [International Firms]: China; 'Up and coming')
  • Chris Sharrock (Insurance Contentious [International Firms]: China)
  • Rupert Skrine (Insurance Contentious [International Firms]: China)
  • Kevin Yam (Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory [International Firms]; 'Recognised Practitioner')

Singapore

  • Andrew Cook (Insurance; 'Associates to watch')
  • Nick Francis (Shipping: International Department)
  • Peng Lim (Insurance)
  • Ben Nicholson (Insurance)
  • Karnan Thirupathy (Shipping: International Department)
  • Julian Wallace (Insurance)

Thailand

  • Ian Johnston (Insurance; 'Recognised Practitioner')
  • Suraphon Rittipongchusit (Insurance)

Australia

  • Matt Andrews (Insurance)
  • Veronica Chapman (Insurance)
  • Chris Finn (Insurance)
  • Patrick George (Media & Entertainment, and Dispute Resolution)
  • Rebekah Giles (Media & Entertainment, and Dispute Resolution)
  • Raylee Hartwell (Dispute Resolution)
  • John Petts (Insurance)
  • Penny Taylor (Dispute Resolution)
  • Cindy Tucker (Insurance)

Hong Kong

  • Richard Bates (Insurance, and Labour and Employment)
  • Peter Cashin (Regulatory)
  • Emily Duncan (Labour and Employment)
  • Joanie Ko (Insurance)
  • Chris Sharrock (Dispute Resolution)
  • Rupert Skrine (Insurance; Dispute Resolution; and Labour and Employment)
  • Wilson Tam (Insurance)
  • Mark West (Dispute Resolution)
  • Kevin Yam (Regulatory)

Singapore

  • Nick Francis (Shipping - Foreign Firms)
  • Karnan Thirupathy (Shipping - Foreign Firms)

Thailand

  • Tassanu Chutikanon (Corporate: M&A)
  • Ian Johnston (Dispute Resolution)
  • Supreedee Nimitkul (Corporate: M&A)
  • Suraphon Rittipongchusit (Dispute Resolution)
  • Yodwarat Tedkham (Dispute Resolution)