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Asha has been a partner of Reed Smith Richards Butler since 1999. She qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1993, and in England and Wales in 1994. She is also a qualified Legal Executive in Hong Kong. She joined Richards Butler in 1991 as a trainee solicitor. Prior to starting her traineeship, she worked for the Company's Judge in the Supreme Court of Hong Kong for 10 years, during which period she gained extensive experience in bankruptcy and winding up matters and a variety of companies related matters brought before the Companies Court. With her length of service at the Judiciary, Asha is very familiar with Court rules and procedures.


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, East Asia Branch, 2005, Special Member Assessment
  • University of Hong Kong, 1991, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • University of London, 1990, Bachelor of Law
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1986, Legal Executive

  • Hongkong
  • England und Wales

  • Supreme Court - Hong Kong
  • Supreme Court - England and Wales

  • Member of Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of Law Society of England and Wales
  • Accredited Mediator, Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Member of the Forum of Indian Professionals in Hong Kong
  • Member of the Indian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong
  • Legal Advisor to Professional Insurance Brokers Association
  • Legal Advisor to St. Joseph's Primary School, PTA
  • Independent Manager of St Joseph’s Primary School
  • Legal Advisor to PTAs of Marymount Primary School and Marymount Secondary School
  • Legal Advisor to the Incorporated Management Committees of Marymount Secondary and Primary Schools
  • Mentor of The University of Hong Kong Law Mentorship Programme since 2008

  • Englisch
  • Cantonese
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi


  • Ranked in Chambers Global for China Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), 2017-2024
  • Ranked in Chambers Greater China Region for China Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), 2020-2024
  • Recognized as "In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2019"