Rocco Russo recognised as outstanding lawyer in Asia Pacific dispute rankings

13 December 2018 Topics: Litigation and dispute resolution, Commissions of Inquiry

Rocco Russo leads the Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice at Cooper Grace Ward and has been recognised by Chambers & Partners as one of the most outstanding lawyers within the Asia Pacific Region in dispute resolution, and the highest ranked from Brisbane.

Chambers & Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world.  Rocco was again noted for his client focus and strategic approach:

“Rocco Russo heads the Cooper Grace Ward disputes practice and wins praise from both peers and clients for a variety of qualities. One interviewee for instance lists “business acumen, commercial decision guidance, open and honest discussion and outstanding client service” among his attainments. Another reports that he is “great to work with” in general terms and especially “excellent at running cases and giving strategic advice.”

The international legal rankings compiled by Chambers & Partners are widely regarded as the most prestigious legal rankings in the world. Based in London, the highly regarded Chambers & Partners research firm prepares the rankings through research undertaken by a team of 200+ independent researchers who undertake in-depth interviews of clients and peers and assess actual engagements and work product.

Rocco is one of only three Brisbane-based lawyers to be recognised and is the highest ranked. This is the sixth consecutive year that Rocco has been listed in these international rankings of leading lawyers. Rocco’s dispute resolution group has also been noted as a recognised practice for the third year in a row. This very highly regarded practice continues to receive accolades due to its deep expertise in business litigation, corporate and commercial dispute resolution, building and construction disputes, insolvency, regulatory investigations, and commissions of inquiry.

Cooper Grace Ward’s managing partner Chris Ward acknowledged the outstanding recognition of Rocco and the practice: ‘Rocco is an exceptional dispute resolution lawyer who is consistently acknowledged as delivering outstanding service to his clients. I’m very proud to see that he and his team has once again been selected by Chambers & Partners as market leaders in dispute resolution. Our dispute resolution group has a very rare combination of technical brilliance, client focus, depth and resilience that helps to yield great outcomes for clients.’



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