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International Advisory Experts

To perform globally, you need an edge locally. Succeeding in today’s ever-changing global marketplace requires in-depth understanding of local cultures, economies, laws, governments, trends and business climates in order to anticipate and react quickly to changes in the market. IAE member firms are territory experts and leaders in their jurisdictions. Each has broad knowledge and understanding of their respective markets – how those markets were developed, their peculiarities, their drivers and their rules and regulations.

IAE member firms work together fluidly and efficiently across borders. They can mobilize cross-border teams with the combined local perspectives needed to quickly interpret your opportunities and challenges.

Through close collaboration, IAE member firms deliver new perspectives, fresh thinking and rigorous questioning that are key to innovation in today’s markets. It’s the smart resource that today’s cross-border business environment demands. IAE is World Ready, providing the insight, innovation, resources and cross-border connections you need to meet the challenges of doing business in virtually any market.

Member firms are accustomed to working together according to our seamless service protocols, which provide guidelines, procedures and best practices for how members collaborate on behalf of a common client. This assures that you benefit from the deep local expertise, talent and connections of multiple member firms while experiencing the ease and efficiencies of working with a single firm.

Member firms are carefully vetted for their individual market expertise and are continuously reviewed for quality assurance. With IAE’s network of premier member law firms, you can be confident of receiving knowledgeable, experienced assistance from legal professionals who are leaders in their local markets. Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, IAE is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market where you need to operate.


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Zia Mody, Co–Founder and Managing Partner of AZB & Partners, is one of India’s foremost corporate attorneys. She began her career as a corporate associate in the New York office of Baker & McKenzie, where she worked for 5 years before moving to India to establish the Chambers of Zia Mody, which became AZB & Partners in 2004. Zia’s key practice areas include Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Restructuring and General Corporate, Compliance & Investigation, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory & Securities Law and Private Client Practice.


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AlMaghthawi & Partners is a full-service law firm with extensive experience in international transactions, Corporate & Litigation in Saudi Arabia, Turkey & Globally. AP Legal is driven by aspiring lawyers with international academic and practical background. Professionals who are committed to providing innovative tailor-made business solutions to reach ultimate goals and satisfaction.


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Ella Cheong is recognized as one of the best woman lawyers in Asia. She is a pioneer in Asia in IP practice and is respected worldwide with innumerable professional awards to date voted by many peers and clients. In 2018, Ella became the very first Asian woman to be inducted into the global prestigious IAM IP Hall of Fame, an award in recognition for her enormous contribution to the development of IP laws. Ella is renowned for her savviness and cross-Asia IP knowledge in all areas of IP, whether contentious or non-contentious matters. Given her profound experiences in representing multi-national corporations and advising on IP laws, Ella is quick in offering commercially viable and pragmatic solutions to her clients.


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Ben Lim is the Chief Executive Officer of Intercontinental Trust Ltd and has been actively involved in the Mauritius international financial services sector since its inception in the early 1990’s. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, Ben has significant experience in international tax planning. Ben is also currently the Managing Partner of Andersen in Mauritius and Seychelles. Ben is a board member of Mauritius Finance and was a past President of the Association of Trust and Management Companies in Mauritius.


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Damien Laracy is a Partner and Head of the Hong Kong office of Hill Dickinson, a full service office staffed by lawyers and advisors who have lived or practiced in the UK, China, New York, Singapore, South Korea, Dubai, Australia, and New Zealand.


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Conti & Partners Law/Tax represents and defends its Clients in every level of justice and jurisdiction, as well as in domestic and international arbitration procedures. The Firm guarantees assistance in drafting and negotiating national and international agreements, as well as advising on various branches of law, particularly Corporate and Commercial Law, Acquisitions, Advertising & Media, Publishing, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Competition, Credit Management, Labour Law and Industrial Law.

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