Rocco Russo listed in Chambers Asia-Pacific for the third consecutive year

09 February 2016 Topics: Litigation and dispute resolution

Cooper Grace Ward Litigation and Dispute Resolution lead partner Rocco Russo has been listed in the 2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific global rankings of leading lawyers for the practice area of Dispute Resolution (Australia).

Chambers Guides provide rankings of leading individual lawyers and law firms around the world and is one of the most prestigious international legal guides. The rankings are based on independent research by a full-time team of more than 150 researchers, based in London. Rocco is one of only three Brisbane-based lawyers to be listed in the rankings for the Dispute Resolution category. Click here for more information on the Chambers rankings.

This is the third consecutive year that Rocco has been listed in this prominent global legal directory, with the commentary in Chambers Asia-Pacific reading:

“Brisbane-based Rocco Russo leads the Cooper Grace Ward dispute resolution team and is praised as a “very deep thinker who understands the wider contexts and subtleties in a strategic sense and has the skill to distil and simplify complex issues.” His broad-ranging  sector knowledge extends across the corporate, construction, intellectual property and  resources spaces, amongst others.”

Rocco leads Cooper Grace Ward’s litigation and dispute resolution group working in areas including business litigation, corporate and commercial dispute resolution, building and construction disputes, and debt recovery.

Most recently, Rocco led his team to a significant case win; acting for former member of Queensland Parliament, Dr Bruce Flegg, in defamation proceedings in the Supreme Court, resulting in the highest overall damages award in a defamation case in Queensland.

To find out more about Rocco’s expertise and experience, please visit his full profile.



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