31 Dec 2015

The Citywealth 2015 IFC Power Women Top 200 list

We are pleased to announce that Senior Associate Carol-Ann Le Boutillier has been recognised in the Citywealth 2015 IFC Power Women Top 200 list.

The list includes 200 professionals, working within a variety of international financial centers from around the world and celebrates influential women in finance. The list is compiled from the 2015 edition of the Citywealth Leaders List along with submissions and recommendations from peers.

Group Partner Simon Vivian remarked:

“We are delighted that Carol-Ann has been recognised by such a respected publication. It is testament to the contribution she has made towards our business and her synergetic leadership style.”

To see a copy of the list, please click here

18 Dec 2015

Advocate Mike Preston is sworn in as a Crown Advocate

The Partners of Hatstone are very pleased to announce that Litigation Partner Advocate Mike Preston was sworn in as a Crown Advocate before the Royal Court today. This followed his appointment to the role by the Attorney General and means that Mike will now prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the Crown and be available to advise the Crown in relation to civil and regulatory matters. This is seen as a reflection of Mike’s standing and extensive trial experience in some of the most high profile cases of recent years.

02 Oct 2015

Hatstone Abogados News Update – Bearer Shares

Bearer shares – an important deadline is approaching

A polite reminder: all holders of bearer shares of Panamanian companies must deposit them with an authorized custodian by 31 December 2015. Hatstone is an authorized custodian. The reasons why you must do so, the process for depositing and the options available are set out in our briefing note.
Please contact Alvaro Almengor for more information.

19 Jul 2015

Hatstone Lawyers Private Client and Trusts team receives recognition on Leaders List

Two of our private client lawyers, Michael Shenkin and Carol-Ann Le Boutillier, have been included in the 2015 Cityweath Leaders List as leading lawyers and prominent figures.

The Citywealth Leaders List is compiled from recommendations from private wealth managers, advisors, ultra-high net worth clients and industry peers. The Leaders List is widely known as the benchmark publication for the private wealth management sector.

Group Partner Carl O’Shea commented that:

 “We are hugely proud of both Michael and Carol-Ann. It is an honour that two of our lawyers have been included in the Leaders List and it is a testament to the strength-in-depth, skill and expertise of our private client team.”

17 Jul 2015

Carol-Ann Le Boutillier shortlisted for a prestigious Citywealth Power Woman Award

Carol-Ann Le Boutillier, an Associate, has been shortlisted for “Woman of the Year: Business Services” at the third annual Citywealth Power Woman Awards. The awards programme seeks to champion women in the wealth sector and highlight the female leaders of today and tomorrow.

Carol-Ann had recently been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2015 as a leading lawyer and prominent figure.

We are exceptionally proud of Carol-Ann for achieving this nomination, which acknowledges her talent as a private client advisor and her contribution to our business as head of marketing.

You can vote for Carol-Ann here, the voting deadline is 30 November 2015.


16 Jul 2015

Hatstone Lawyers shortlisted for the Citywealth IFC Awards 2016

Hatstone has been shortlisted for “Boutique Law Firm of the Year” at the fifth annual Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards. The awards aim to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international financial centres. Hatstone is one of three leading boutique law firms making the final-cut.

The firm was shortlisted earlier this year for the prestigious Lawyer Awards in the Offshore Law Firm of the Year category.

Group Partner Simon Vivian said:

“We are delighted to have made the shortlist in such a competitive category. The shortlisting is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff.”

13 Jul 2015

Hatstone Abogados recognised by Legal 500

Hatstone Abogados is delighted to announce it has been recognised by The Legal 500 (Latin America) and will be included in the 2015 legal directory, available from September this year. The Legal 500 is a respected guide to the world’s leading law firms, relied upon by many in the legal and financial industry.

For 27 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions.

This inclusion of Hatstone Abogados in the 2015 directory is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our Panama team, which opened its doors just over 18 months ago.