Global Referral Network

A multinational network of legal and financial firms, working with individuals and businesses around the world

Global Referral Network

Global Referral members are of the highest quality boutique and mid-sized firms. Firms which are focused on a personal service and have extensive cross border experience.

Represented in 160 jurisdictions, we are perfectly placed to offer the highest quality bespoke advice that meets the needs of the most complex client requirements.

The group has grown to over 800 members worldwide based on the principles of friendship, trust, and a shared belief in going beyond the traditional role of the adviser.

We develop a close personal and professional relationship amongst our members, with the purpose of resolving cross border issues and advising head legal counsels of small, medium and multinational companies.


Member Introduction

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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