Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers managing partner, Chris Ward will remain as Global Chair of ADVOC.
The decision was made this week at the 2019 ADVOC Joint Network Meeting in Moscow, Russia. Hosted by Levant & Partners, the conference is a significant date on the international legal calendar and attracted over 100 attendees from ADVOC member law firms across the world.
ADVOC is an international network of independent law firms whose members bring together their knowledge and expertise to support clients in jurisdictions across the globe. Rated by Chambers Global as a Band One leading law firm network, ADVOC currently consists of 93 firms and 5,500 lawyers spread throughout 72 different countries.
In October 2018, Ward was elected as President of ADVOC Asia and subsequently took on the role of Global Chair.
In his role of Global Chair, Ward will supervise the strategic direction of the network and perform other duties as required.
Commenting on the appointment, Ward said he is honoured to remain as the Global Chair and continue to lead the organisation into the next year.
“As the current President of ADVOC Asia, I have strived to bring our member firms closer together and to provide quality legal services to clients. As Global Chair, I look forward to continuing to expand this service and bring solutions to all ADVOC members and their clients across the world,” Ward added.