Eleven members of 3VB have been recognised in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 guide, released on 13th January.
In Commercial: The English Bar sector of the Asia Pacific Guide, the following members are ranked:
Ali Malek QC – ‘Great advocate with well-researched up to date legal knowledge, excellent and effective.’
Ewan McQuater QC – ‘Very tough and commercial, a good strategist and advocate.’
Andrew Onslow QC – ‘He brings a forensic skill borne of pure brainpower and a wealth of experience, that renders him formidable.’
Nicholas Craig QC – ‘He has an ability to quickly develop a mastery of the detail of a case.’
Christopher Harris QC – ‘He is also a powerful advocate and good on his feet, prepared to run difficult points.’
Rajesh Pillai QC – ‘Responsive with clear thinking and excellent communication skills.’
Saima Hanif – ‘Unbelievably clever, great technical knowledge, approachable and pragmatic.’
Yash Bheeroo – ‘A very strong and detail-oriented lawyer who offers very strong advice and guidance.’
Cameron Miles – ‘Bright and enthusiastic, able to think outside of the box.’
James Potts – ‘Diligent, insightful and creative, with an impressive ability to assimilate and synthesise extremely large volumes of facts.’
For Construction, energy and infrastructure in Asia Pacific: The English Bar, Jane Davies Evans is listed as a leading junior, described as, ‘Very experienced, a master of detail and a very effective counsel.’
Of the Set the guide says, “3 Verulam Buildings is well-regarded for its ‘excellent counsel’ and ‘provide an in-depth knowledge of nearly all branches of law’. The set ‘has a very strong banking and financial services background’ though it also handles the full array of commercial, energy and natural resources disputes. The clerking team, which is fronted by senior clerks Stuart Pullum and Steve Penson, is praised for its ‘client-friendly and always available service’. Key jurisdictions include India, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong.”
The full APAC guide can be accessed here.