Asia Pacific

J.S. Held in Asia Pacific

We have more than 1,500 professionals who serve as trusted advisors to organisations across six continents, including 81% of the Global 200 Law Firms, 70% of the Forbes Top 20 Insurance Companies, and 65% of Fortune 100 Companies.

With offices throughout APAC, our experts understand the dynamics of doing business across the different jurisdictions, cultures, languages, and regulatory challenges in the region. Law firms, insurance companies, financial institutions, government organisations, and multinational corporations engage our team to advise in matters involving business intelligence and investigations, regulatory compliance, construction, engineering, intellectual property, the environment, valuation and economic damages, and forensic accounting.

Our team brings together years of deep and trusted expertise and unparalleled service to deliver comprehensive solutions to our clients conducting business in the region.

Your Key Contacts

Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organisations facing high stakes matters that demand urgent attention, staunch integrity, proven experience, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets.

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Gary Kitt
Senior Managing Director | Construction Advisory EMEA & APAC Lead
London, United Kingdom
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Iain Potter
Executive Vice President | Economic Damages & Valuations
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Jeff Wong
Managing Director | Forensic Accounting - Insurance Services
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Featured News

Who's Who Legal Recognition

We are proud to share that Iain Potter has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) in their recent publications of the following categories:

Arbitration Expert Witnesses

Commercial Litigation Expert Witnesses

Iain embodies our core values of quality and service, and we are proud to have his leadership within J.S. Held.

Learn more about the awards and to hear what peers and clients had to say.

J.S. Held Global Risk Report

With change comes both risk and opportunity. In the inaugural release of the J.S. Held Global Risk Report, we combine the technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise of our team members to provide insight on top influential topics for 2024.

Information shared in this report is a collection of research and observations from J.S. Held experts who advise insurance professionals, legal counsel, governments, investors, and corporations across every sector and geography.

> Click here to view the 2024 J.S. Held Global Risk Report.

50 & Forward

Over the past 50 years, J.S. Held has evolved into a leading global consulting firm that combines technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise to advise clients seeking to realise value and mitigate risk.

Throughout our journey, we’ve consulted on some of the most important matters in history.

We are grateful for the trust and relationships developed over the years and look forward to continued growth and evolution. From our foundation to future – 50 & Forward.

> Click here to watch the story of J.S. Held from 1974 to today.

J.S. Held Establishes Intellectual Property Specialty Services Group with the Acquisition of TechPats™

J.S. Held announces the acquisition of TechPats™ to complement its 2022 acquisition of Ocean Tomo, creating the industry's most comprehensive intellectual property consulting group.

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"Bruno is resourceful and strategic in assisting with asset recovery and enforcement matters.”

“He has a good network and is a great communicator.”

“He shows a nuanced understanding of the potential urgency and sensitivity of his clients’ situations.”

Welcome Greg Esslinger

We are excited to announce Greg Esslinger as our new Global Investigations Practice Lead.

Greg has 25+ years of risk, compliance, and investigative experience, including time as a practicing attorney and FBI Special Agent. Greg has led strategy development at global consulting firms, founded investigative practices, and championed D&I programs.

He will lead our Global Investigations team spanning financial services, digital investigations & discovery, business intelligence, political risk, investigations, compliance consulting, and dispute advisory.

> Click here to learn more about Greg Esslinger.

Business Intelligence & Investigations in APAC

Bruno Vickers receives Band 1 ranking from Chambers and Partners for Business Intelligence & Investigations in Asia Pacific.

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Employee Spotlight: Meredith Cheong

Meredith Cheong joined J.S. Held’s Financial Investigations Division as a senior consultant in October of 2021. Meredith supports the firm’s Forensic Accounting – Insurance Services and Economic Damages & Valuations practice lines in Singapore.

> Get to know Meredith Cheong.

J.S. Held Expands Global Investigations Practice with the Acquisition of GPW Group

The addition of the GPW team brings over 20 of the industry’s leading intelligence and disputes experts into J.S. Held's Global Investigations Practice and bolsters the firm's presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.

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J.S. Held Adds Intangible Asset Expertise

The addition of Ocean Tomo strengthens our ability to address the unique needs of organisations around the world facing high-stakes situations involving intellectual property and other intangible assets.

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Featured Insights

Our insights cover a variety of topics impacting businesses, society, the economy, and the environment throughout Asia Pacific. Check out our latest white papers, research reports, educational seminars, industry speaking engagements, and perspective articles by consultants in the region.

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