Kate Wormald Joins Leaders in Law as the Prime Brokerage and Derivatives Member in the United Kingdom

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Kate Wormald as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Prime Brokerage and Derivatives expert in the United Kingdom. Kate’s office is located in London.

Kate has advised and represented a large cross section of the hedge fund community and alternative asset managers over the past 20 years, since founding Oesa in 2002. She has also been engaged by Ernst and Young, large pension funds, a well-known charitable trust, industrial corporates and proprietary trading houses, all of whom required specialist legal advice in relation to their trading and derivative documentation.

Kate qualified as a barrister but decided to pursue a career in the City in house, as a sales and trading legal adviser. Specialising in derivatives and complex structured products, she gained invaluable experience in-house at several large financial institutions including Daiwa Securities, Salomon Brothers (now Citi) and Goldman Sachs, where she was the head of the European capital markets legal team that encompassed not only all the derivative trading activity for EMEA but also its prime brokerage business.

David Rechulski Joins Leaders in Law as the Criminal Law Member in Brasil

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome David Rechulski as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Criminal Law expert in Brasil.

Founder and full partner of the firm, David Rechulski has more than 30 years of professional experience and is one of the most admired and respected lawyers in the country in the corporate criminal and criminal compliance areas.

Its rigorous ethics in the practice of law and its legal and strategic quality, in addition to its full availability in serving its clients, have given it important mentions in national and international legal publications, such as Best Lawyers, Global Law Experts, Leaders in Law, Corporate INTL and Leaders League.

Rechulski has been ranked for more than 15 consecutive years by the Brazilian publication Analysis Advocacia as one of the most admired lawyers in specialized Criminal Law and is one of the only 35 lawyers in the country to be mentioned in all its editions, in addition to appearing in first place since the creation of the Ranking of Lawyers.

Kook-Hee Lee Joins Leaders in Law as the Exclusive Tax Services Member in South Korea

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Kook-Hee Lee as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Tax Services expert in South Korea.

Kook-Hee has been practicing CPA for over 30 years. Kook-Hee worked as international tax partner for Korean member firms of Ernst & Whinney (during 1980s) and Moore Stephens (for 20 years until 2000) and provided the afore-mentioned services for Coca Cola, Reebok International , R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Portman Holding Engineering, and 23 other US companies and 17companies in the Region of Europe, Asia and Middle East without any tax disputes or tax examination based on clear and definite accounting and competent tax planning, resulting in meeting their satisfaction. In addition, Kook-Hee had remarkable working experience for Korea Electric Power Corporation and a joint-venture refinery company with CALTEX before practicing CPA.

Practice Areas

  • Outsourcing Accounting, Tax, Payroll, and Payment Control
  • Consulting on Domestic and International Taxation
  • Company Formation, of foreign companies in Korea.

Education

Kook-Hee Lee studied economics at Seoul National University and Ph.D. Degree was awarded for the thesis of “A Study of Permanent Establishment Concept as Applied to International Taxation” from Hongik University.

Neil Brydges Joins Leaders in Law as the Exclusive Tax Services Member in Australia

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Neil Brydges as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Tax Services expert in Australia.

Neil is a Principal Lawyer in the business law area of Sladen Legal, with a particular focus on taxation advice and disputes.

Taxation law is a complex area. Neil’s aim is to provide technical expertise to clients, commercially applied and in a friendly and approachable manner. Neil’s practice involves advice, audits, disputes, and transactions. The client mix includes both family groups and business enterprises. Neil also regularly assists professional advisors, including tax agents, accountants and financial advisors, to understand complex legal issues and help them to better assist their own clients.

Neil is a Chartered Tax Advisor with The Tax Institute and accredited as a specialist in taxation law with the Law Institute of Victoria. Since 2019 Neil has been named one of Australia’s “Best Lawyers of the Year” in the practice of tax law. The list is compiled by United States peer-review company Best Lawyers and published in the Australian Financial Review. Neil was also recognised in Doyles Guide as a recommended tax lawyer in 2021.

Dr. Ahmed Khedr Joins Leaders in Law as the Exclusive Corporate Affairs and Mediation Law Member in Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Dr. Ahmed Khedr as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Corporate Affairs and Mediation Law expert in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Ahmed is Advisory of Law and Corporate Affairs, Managing Partner of KLCCA Legal & Corporate Affairs (Egypt) and Chairman Board of Advice House – KLCCA (Saudi Arabia). He has a mixed background as he was an Assistant Professor of Commercial & International Commerce Law, Taibah University in KSA and the British University in Egypt and he has a background in business administration, he is a graduate of the continuing and executive education program at Harvard Business School. This background made him aware of business law with a deeper concept that targets corporate affairs services as he merged the law with business for the sake of the continuity and development of companies.

Donato E. Tagliavia Joins Leaders in Law as the Exclusive Employment Law Member in Spain

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Dr. Donato E. Tagliavia as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Employment Law expert in Spain. Donato’s office is located in Madrid.

Prof. Dr. Donato E. Tagliavia practices in Employment Law and Tax Law. He Studied at the Universities of Deusto (Bilbao), Madrid/León and Dissertation at the University Complutense Madrid. Donato was a Professor of Employment Law and Social Security at the University Complutense Madrid and Lecturer for postgraduate courses on European Employment Law and Sports Law.

Katie Lau Joins Leaders in Law as the Exclusive Medical Aesthetics Member in Hong Kong

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Katie Lau as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Medical Aesthetics expert in Hong Kong.

For Katie, Founder of Dr. Katie Clinic, principles are of paramount importance, and the sole principle she has staunchly followed since the onset of her professional career is to help people in need. This principle of Katie has been one of the key factors that has made her one of the most admired and influential doctors in and around her space in Hong Kong. Katie graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2006 and later completed three years of surgical training at its teaching hospital. Katie still needed hands-on experience as a practitioner to prover her mettle and absorb the knowledge of a professional practice, which led her to work in many organisations and helped her gain her initial clinical aesthetic experience. “After 3 years of basic surgical training, there were a few opportunities which led me into private practice. Before my clinic, I started off as a general practitioner, and after a few months I got involved in the study of cosmetic medicine”, says Katie.

Rossana Chu Joins Leaders In Law As The Exclusive M&A Law Member In Hong Kong

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Rossana Chu as our exclusively recommended & endorsed M&A Law expert in Hong Kong.

Rossana Chu is known for her expertise across mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and corporate finance. She also advises on corporate restructuring, wealth management, insolvency and debt restructuring, private equity/venture capital investments with Mainland China and Hong Kong elements, as well as on legal and regulatory compliance matters in relation to Hong Kong-listed companies.

As a thought leader in the legal industry, Rossana has been recognised as a #Lexology Legal Influencer (Individual Expert) respectively in “Future of legal services – Cross-border” and “Corporate – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2021, “Employment – Asia Pacific” for Q2 2021, and “Infrastructure – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2022.

Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi joins Leaders in Law as the exclusive TMT Law member in Qatar

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi as our exclusively recommended & endorsed TMT Law expert in Qatar.

Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi founded Gulf Legal Consultants in February of 2007. He heads and manages the growing legal team of Gulf Legal Consultants.He is currently the Board Director of Qatari Lawyers Association.

Mr. Al Kaabi is an accredited Legal Counsel of Commercial Arbitration Center of the Gulf Cooperation Council and has legally represented several members of Qatar ruling family members. He has gained exposures in both local & international laws from handling several key positions in Al Jazeera Satellite Network and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Urban Planning where he acted as Head of Foreign Affairs Section and Legal Advisor respectively.

If you require any assistance in this area, please use the contact details provided in Dr. Jumah Nasser Al Kaabi’s profile below or contact us at info@leaders-in-law.com & we will put you in touch.

Avinash Singh joins Leaders in Law as the exclusive Criminal Law member in Australia

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Avinash Singh as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Criminal Law expert in Australia.

Avinash Singh is the Principal Lawyer of Astor Legal. He is one of Australia’s most respected and highly sought-after lawyers, having represented some of Australia’s elite sportspeople including Olympians & National Rugby League (NRL) players. His client list has included names such as rugby league great, Andrew Johns.

Mr Singh has worked on some of the country’s most prolific cases for over ten years. He has been recognised by the Law Society as an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law, placing him in the top 6% of Australian lawyers

If you require any assistance in this area, please use the contact details provided in Avinash’s profile below or contact us at info@leaders-in-law.com & we will put you in touch.