Edith N. Nordmann

Edith Nordmann is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation and International Law expert in the Netherlands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Edith directly using the contact details listed above.

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Edith Nordmann is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation and International Law expert in the Netherlands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Edith directly using the contact details listed above.

Edith Nordmann, is a Dutch Attorney at Law, Mediator, and Arbitrator, specialized in corporate and commercial law, with an expert qualification in Employment Law. Since 2013, she has been serving as a law partner and ascended to the role of Managing Partner at ACG International in 2017.

In addition to her legal career, Edith actively participates in various board positions. She earned her LL.M from VU University, Amsterdam, and possesses several key qualifications in law and business, including an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree from Jharkhand Rai University.

Her professional journey is further enriched by her contributions to international task forces and notable speaking engagements at global platforms such as the B20/G20 and the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Professional Experience

  • Managing Partner/Attorney-At-Law at ACG International, Amsterdam (2017 – present)
  • Partner/Attorney-At-Law at Vink & Partners, Amsterdam (2013-2017)
  • Attorney-At-Law/Mediator at Fresacher Advocaten, Amsterdam (2002-2013)

Board Commitments

  • Chairman Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) – Bilateral Chamber promoting and supporting trade relations between the Netherlands and India (2018 – present)
  • Vice Chairman Supervisory Board Rochdale – Housing Corporation in Amsterdam, balance sheet total of € 6.2 billion, renting out 40.000 residential units (2018 – present)
    • Chairman Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Advisory Committee Van Gogh Museum (2015 – present)
  • Member of the Board Foundation “Geef om Cultuur”- Foundation promoting and enabling qualitative research on patronage, endowed Chair of Patronage Studies at Utrecht University (2015 – present)
  • Member Supervisory Board “Ziekenhuis Amstelland” hospital (2007-2015)
    o Member Audit Committee

Honours & Achievements

  • Speaker at the 2024 World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland
  • Member of the Task Force Employment under the Business 20 (B20 of the G20 – 2024 Brazil)
  • Member of the Task Force Future of Work, Skilling and Mobility under the Business 20 (B20 of the G20 – 2023 India)
  • Awarded Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa for iconic and outstanding
    contribution in the field of Law and Social Change, by the Jharkhand Rai University, India (December
    2023)
  • Selected as role model female leadership (1 of 163 women in the Netherlands – “What is your
    legacy”) by SER/Topvrouwen (August 2018)
  • Member of Trade Missions to India – Signed MOU’s and enhanced trade relations with numerous
    governmental, academic and business counterparts (as Chairman of NICCT)
    o with HM King Willem Alexander and HM Queen Maxima (October 2019) and
    o with Prime Minister M. Rutte (May 2018)
  • Women Economic Forum, Delhi, India – Awarded “Woman of the Decade in Law & Social Change (May
    2017)

Anthony Lithur

Anthony Lithur is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Ghana on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anthony directly using the contact details listed above.

Anthony is the founder of the firm. He has acted as transaction advisor on different projects, and routinely advises corporate clients on all aspects of their operations. He is a strong negotiator and provides advice on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, start-ups and investments. He is an expert on the legal aspects of finance leasing, and has advised banks and other financial institutions on all aspects of their operations. Easily acknowledged as one of the foremost litigators in Ghana today, his strength lies in the sheer expanse and depth of his experience in legal practice.

LithurBrew & Company, originally Lithur & Company, was founded in 1999. We are a firm of lawyers who is committed to providing our clients with high quality legal service. We aim at understanding the business and other needs of our clients so that the advice we provide is both practical and relevant to the transaction at hand and tailored to the client’s needs. We therefore provide the best possible advice that addresses needs of our clients, and implement creative solutions to their business and legal problems.

Our legal practice is diverse. It covers areas of law including, but not limited to, general corporate and commerce, natural resources, land and property, labour, intellectual property, investment and construction. We have vast experience in the legal aspects of banking and finance, and, in this regard, have represented a broad range of industries including major domestic and foreign banks and non financial institutions as well as borrowers, advising them on general corporate and commercial issues, as well as secured and unsecured lending transactions.

As transaction advisors, we have advised both local and foreign companies on the legal aspects of project finance and public private partnership projects and other joint ventures. This wide range of experience enables us to offer innovative ideas and a fresh legal perspective.

We are among the leading Ghanaian firms in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution in general; and represent a wide range of clients, both corporate and individuals, at all levels of the court system and on a broad range of subjects. We have achieved this reputation by taking on difficult cases and remaining tenacious in advocating and defending the interests of our clients.

Amanda Banton

Amanda Banton is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Australia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Amanda directly using the contact details listed above.

Amanda is one of Australia’s leading litigators, having worked in some of the most complex litigation in Australia.  She and her team have achieved almost half a billion dollars in recoveries for clients.

Amanda leads one of the largest private practices in Australia, including 17 professional staff.  Her practice encompasses some of Australia’s largest insolvencies and class actions, along with corporate and commercial litigation and advisory work.

Key insolvencies include Lehman Brothers Australia Limited, Forge Group Limited, Arrium, Heavy Plant Leasing, LM First Mortgage Income Fund, City Pacific and Equititrust, among others.

She has led numerous multimillion-dollar disputes in the Federal and High Court of Australia, including against a global investment bank and prominent rating agency (the only litigation in the world which has secured judgment against a global credit rating agency).

Amanda is results focused and ensures that she plays an active role in all litigation.  She is well respected for her ability to be across the detail whilst also being a great strategic thinker, having executed ground-breaking cases in which new precedents have been developed.

The Chambers and Partners Guide 2020 quotes that in respect of dispute resolution in Australia, Amanda Banton maintains her position as one of the most immediately recognisable names where the representation of class action plaintiffs is concerned. One client characterises her as a “very personable, very direct, good communicator” while another simply observes: “She’ll fight for you.” Peers identify her as “an adversary we respect” with “a great ability to recall the minute details of a transaction, even under high-pressure circumstances”.

Recently in the 2021 Asia Pacific Legal 500 Guide, it was noted that “Amanda Banton has a highly creative approach to litigation, is not afraid to take on forensically difficult cases, and has a first-rate strategic eye to overall litigation outcomes”.

Firm Overview:

Banton Group was established in 2020 by powerhouse lawyer, Amanda Banton. She is renowned for her pioneering litigation in relation to complex financial products, particularly involving collateralised debt obligations or synthetic collateralised debt obligations, including successful ground breaking claims against global ratings agencies and global and Australian financial institutions.

Banton Group specialises in large commercial dispute resolution, class actions, restructuring and insolvency litigation and advisory matters.   We are renowned for our direct approach to challenging and obscure legal problems on behalf of our clients.

Being strategic thinkers and results focused, our team brings together some of the brightest legal minds with worldwide experience.  Our team members have successfully recovered well over half a billion dollars in settlements and judgments, with recoveries almost always at the high end of the damages claimed.

Our lawyers have experience acting in some of Australia’s largest class actions and insolvencies and are experts in assisting clients with high-value and reputationally significant disputes and investigative matters.  Our practice also encompasses a broad range of regulatory matters, state and federal litigation, international arbitration, out-of-court restructurings, major private and public entity distressed transactions, multijurisdictional corporate collapses and court sanctioned schemes.

Banton Group will act on a contingency fee basis where appropriate in the Supreme Court of Victoria. We also have strong relationships with many litigation funders who we work with on a day to day basis. We can assist our clients in obtaining competitive funding for class actions, commercial and insolvency claims.

Consistent with our strong social conscience, Banton Group also acts in pro-bono matters where appropriate.

Amir Singh Pasrich

Amir Singh Pasrich is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in India on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Amir directly using the contact details listed above.

Amir has been practicing law in New Delhi since 1992. He is Managing partner at I.L.A. Pasrich & Company, which he also co-founded in 1998.

Amir has represented several foreign governments, the Delegation of the European Union, multinational companies, international organizations – such as the German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD, the European Union’s Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid – ECHO, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society; along with several reputed Indian companies.

Litigation Overview:

The law firm’s litigation team currently represents clients throughout the country before various state High Courts and in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.

I.L.A. Pasrich & Company has handled various types of disputes in over 48 Indian towns and cities.

Some of the law firm’s practice areas (https://ilaindia.com/practice-areas/), amongst others, include:

  • Air Transport law
  • Commercial Arbitration & Litigation
  • Consumer protection and Product law (product liability and product recall)
  • Criminal law, white collar crime
  • Diplomatic privileges & International law
  • Employment, labour and industrial law
  • Original side civil suits
  • High Court Appeals and Writ matters
  • Transport law
  • Public procurement (tenders) and defence contracts
  • Real Estate, Land Acquisition & municipal law
  • Supreme Court Appeals (original writ and appellate jurisdictions)

Advisory Excellence Appoints Amir Singh Pasrich and I.L.A. Pasrich & Company in India (streetinsider.com)

Dya Ghose-Radhakeesoon

Dya Ghose-Radhakeesoon is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Mauritius on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dya directly using the contact details listed above.

Dya co-founded ETUDE GHOSE in 2006. She is an Attorney-at-Law and she heads ETUDE GHOSE. Dya read law at the University of Mauritius and topped at the Attorneys Vocational Examinations in 2005.

Since then, Dya has acquired considerable litigation experience, having appeared before every jurisdiction in Mauritius and before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. She has further been advising local and foreign companies, global business companies, local banks, financial institutions, local authorities, parastatal bodies.

​Dya is involved in arbitration proceedings and is often solicited to chair disciplinary committees. She has a special interest for commercial disputes and regularly advises on issues relating to company law and insolvency, trust law, securities law.

​Dya is the youngest daughter of a family of four Attorneys. Her late father, Mr. Munn Datta Ghose, established the first solicitors’ firm of the family, in 1971. Mr. Munn Datta Ghose, Attorney was followed by her three daughters, all of whom have today embraced the legal profession in Mauritius.

Beyond her love for law, Dya Ghose-Radhakeesoon shares a passion for the art and science of Feng Sui in which she followed a course through an international coach. Dya has applied those energy principles to her working and everyday environment.

Firm Overview:

Etude Ghose Attorneys is today comprised of full-fledged practising Attorneys-at-Law, Barristers-at-Law, legal officers and devoted professionals.

It is dedicated in solving problems encountered in diverse areas of law and more specifically in civil law, company law and commercial litigation, dispute-resolution, arbitration, trust law, data-protection and competition law. It further offers advisory and advocacy services.

Our clients include local and foreign companies, global business companies, funds, foundations, trusts, financial institutions, local authorities, parastatal bodies amongst others.

Our objective is to deliver world class legal services to local and international clients whilst ensuring that the service we provide, reflects the ongoing changes in the law and its practice.

We provide personalised and practical solutions to clients on the basis of a complete understanding of their individual circumstances. We are committed to giving our best as trusted advisers and working alongside our clients, to achieve the desired outcomes.

​Our members are qualified lawyers who practise before every jurisdiction of Mauritius. They converse mainly in English, French, Creole and Hindi.

Erdem Atilla

Erdem Atilla is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Turkey on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Erdem directly using the contact details listed above.

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.

Erdem, as a Senior Partner leading the Dispute Resolution team, has been involved in a wide range of lawsuits including commercial disputes, employment disputes, criminal proceedings, administrative disputes, execution and bankruptcy proceedings, debt collection proceedings, compensation lawsuits, consumer disputes, disputes arising from contracts having an international aspect as well as contracts subject to Turkish Law.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 1971, Pekin & Pekin is a full-service law firm providing integrated legal services to clients involved in transactions within Turkey.

The vision of Pekin & Pekin today is the same vision as in 1971 – to provide clients with legal advice that helps them achieve their long-term objectives in Turkey and globally with the greatest efficiency. This vision is attained by a strategy of steady expansion, allowing the Firm to retain its boutique character and standard of service.

The Firm has pioneered legal structures for Turkish banking transactions, facilitated the introduction of new financial products and organisational structures, advised regulators on new laws and regulators on new laws and regulations across multiple sectors acted in the largest and most high profile finance and M&A deals in the jurisdiction and succeeded in complex arbitration cases.