Kennedys reveals Asia Pacific 2020 legal directory results

The publication of the 2020 editions of the legal directories covering Asia Pacific has seen Kennedys continue its ranking success.

We have been ranked as a Band 1 or Tier 1 firm in the following practice areas:

Chambers Asia-Pacific

  • Insurance: Contentious - China (Hong Kong)
  • Insurance (Singapore)

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

  • Insurance (Australia)
  • Insurance (Hong Kong)

We have also been ranked in the following practice areas:

Australia

  • Insurance Defence (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Media and Entertainment (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Hong Kong

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation – China (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Employment: Hong Kong Law - China (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Insurance: Non-contentious - China (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Labour and Employment (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Regulatory (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Singapore

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

Thailand

  • Dispute Resolution (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Insurance (Chambers Asia-Pacific)
  • Corporate and M&A (including capital markets) (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)
  • Insurance (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific)

Additionally, we have a number of lawyers recommend in Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific:

Australia

  • Patrick George (Dispute Resolution; and TMT: Media)
  • Rebekah Giles (Dispute Resolution)
  • Veronica Chapman (Insurance)
  • Chris Finn (Insurance)
  • Raylee Hartwell (Insurance)
  • Penny Taylor (‘Recognised Practitioner’, Insurance)

Hong Kong

  • Richard Bates (‘Recognised Practitioner’, Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms); and Insurance: Non-contentious (International Firms))
  • Emily Duncan (Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms))
  • Kevin Yam (Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (International Firms))
  • Joanie Ko (‘Up and Coming’, Insurance: Contentious (International Firms))
  • Rupert Skrine (‘Eminent Practitioners’, Insurance: Contentious (International Firms))

Singapore

  • Andrew Cook (‘Associates to watch’, Insurance)
  • Julian Wallace (Band 1, Insurance)
  • Peng Lim (Insurance)
  • Ben Nicholson (Insurance)
  • Nick Francis (Shipping: International: Litigation)
  • Karnan Thirupathy (Shipping: International: Litigation)

Thailand

  • Suraphon Rittipongchusit (Dispute Resolution; and Insurance)
  • Ian Johnston (Insurance)
  • Matt Andrews (‘Leading Individuals’, Insurance, Australia)
  • Joanie Ko (‘Leading Individuals’, Insurance, Hong Kong)
  • Rupert Skrine (‘Leading Individuals’, Insurance, Hong Kong)
  • Suraphon Rittipongchusit (‘Leading Individuals’, Dispute Resolution; and Insurance, Thailand)
  • Ian Johnston (‘Next Generation Partners’, Dispute Resolution; and Insurance, Thailand)