Advisory Board

The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors is an esteemed group of distinguished legal professionals from around the world. Almost 400 organizations are currently represented including leaders from many of the world's preeminent law firms and general counsel from Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies.

  • 439 Members

  • 389 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 395 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Mr. Zu'bi is the founder and Senior Partner of the Hatim S. Zu'bi & Partners, which was first established in 1971 and which has been one of the leading firms in Bahrain. His practice areas include Banking; Corporate; Commercial; Construction; International Arbitration; Maritime; Labour; Litigation. 
Vladimir Penkov has extensive experience in negotiating, studies, preparation of legal documents and representation of clients in various areas of commercial law, such as banking and finance, corporate law and commercial contracts, competition, privatization and foreign investment, investment management, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, procurement, licensing and know-how contracts, tax law, telecommunications & media, energy law and renewable energy. 
Don Boyd is a consultant and former Global Deputy Chief Executive of Norton Rose Fullbright.

Prior to becoming Global Deputy Chief Executive, Don was Chief Executive Partner of Deacons Australia from 2000 - 2009. Don was National Executive Chairman of Deacons from 1995 to 2000 and was Managing Partner of Deacons’ Brisbane office from 1991-1995. Between 1996 and 2000, he was also Chief Executive Officer of Deacons in Asia where he was responsible for devising the strategy, management and operations of Deacons’ Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Shanghai, Singapore and Taipei offices.

Don has 40 years’ experience of legal practice. With a background in tax law, Don became an agribusiness specialist although the diversity of his practice later included such high profile projects as the Cape York Space Project.

Aare Tark

Managing and Founding Partner


Managing Partner, founder of TARK in 1991. Aare Tark is one of the most recognised and experienced litigation lawyers in Estonia and the Baltics. Aare is a member of corporate and commercial law,  dispute resolution and energy law practice group.  He has represented the Government of the Republic of Estonia in several civil disputes both as a representative and as an arbitrator in arbitration proceedings.
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Advisory Board Meeting

Bringing together the distinguished members of the Best Lawyers Advisory Board for discussions about management of law firms and in-house legal departments.

  • Wednesday - Thursday

    May 11 - 12, 2016

    Event Starts at 1:00 PM

  • Metropolitan Opera House

    30 Lincoln Center Plaza

    New York, NY 10023

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