A warm welcome to all of our new members
Have you managed to grab your ticket for our annual conference in Barcelona yet? 

The conference theme for this year will be ‘Shaping the Future’, with a focus on adaptation to this new business landscape.

As normal, our annual conference looks to be our largest of the year, welcoming members from across the globe and hosting our bespoke Rising Stars program for the brightest talents from member firms.

You can secure your ticket here.
New members

Exclusive IR advisor for
IP - Trademark & Copyright in India
Latha advises clients on all aspects of the prosecution and enforcement of trade marks, domain names, copyrights and geographical indications.

She also handles transactional and advisory work relating to trade marks and copyrights and regularly advises production and media houses and social media network companies on copyright issues. A niche area of her practice focuses on the protection of geographical indications.

Exclusive IR advisor for
Commercial Arbitration in Kenya
Lady Justice Joyce ALUOCH, EBS, CBS, is a former Judge and First Vice-President of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, The Netherlands (9yrs). She was the second woman Court of Appeal, High Court Judge and Magistrate in Kenya. Her judicial career spanned from June 1974 to March 2018.

She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs (GMAP), from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in Boston, which awarded her the Distinguished alumna award, and again in 2018, the University granted her its top Award (honoris causa) only granted to those who carry the University’s ideals throughout their career. 

Exclusive IR advisor for Capital Markets in Indonesia
Andreas has been in legal practice since 2000. He started his legal career in Makarim & Taira Law Firm as an Associate from 2000 until 2005, as the Head of Corporate Legal Department in Orang Tua Group from 2005 to 2006, as the Head for Corporate Legal for Indonesian Operations in Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd. from 2006 to 2008.

He went back to private practice in 2008 by joining a boutique law firm in Jakarta before setting up his own office with the late Irianto Shalim in 2010 and establishing the Irianto, Andreas, & Partners.

Exclusive IR advisor for Immigration Law in US - Florida & Argentina
With over a decade of experience, attorney Kalani Hawks Villafranca skillfully designs successful immigration strategies for investors, entrepreneurs, and high-achieving professionals looking to expand their presence in the U.S. market.

Having lived and worked in both Mexico City and Madrid, Kalani is a global professional and readily understands the motivations and ambitions of the firm’s global clientele.

Exclusive IR advisor for Business Advisory Services in US - Florida
Russell is a Murphy Business M & A advisor with over 23 years experience in his field. He has sold more than 675 businesses and spent over 75,000 hours helping business owners exit their business.

Since 2000 no other advisor in the state of Florida has sold more businesses than Russell Cohen.

Whether you are looking to buy an additional business, sell your existing business or merge with an existing business, Russell can assist you in all facets of the transaction with experience, dedication and integrity.

Exclusive IR advisor for Banking & Finance in Turkey
Ms. Begüm Durukan Özaydın is the Founding Partner of Durukan+Partners. She is widely recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and M&A, and projects and energy.

In her career over 20 years, she has extensively been involved in structuring, negotiating and advising on acquisitions and privatizations, capital markets and corporate matters, regulatory issues in sectors such as energy, telecoms, securities, real estate and insurance. She has advised financial institutions and sponsors in financings of energy, infrastructure, real estate projects.

Exclusive IR advisor for Corporate Services in Northern Ireland
Rory Mulvaney is the founding Director of Mulvaney. A law graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Rory then qualified as a Chartered Accountant before training and qualifying as a Tax Consultant with KPMG Dublin.

Later Rory moved into Industry joining Linesight a leading Global Consultancy (formerly known as Bruce Shaw International) as their International Tax Manager and later established his own boutique tax and corporate service Firm Mulvaney.

Exclusive IR advisor for Corporate Services in Northern Ireland
Darren joined Mulvaney in February 2020 as an Associate Director, and is responsible for the Company Secretarial & Compliance function leading Client Onboarding, KYC and Due Diligence projects of the company.

He is a Business graduate from Ulster University, later studying an MSc in Management & Corporate Governance, and Certificate in Aviation Leasing and Finance with the Law Society of Ireland; he is also a Fellow of ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute.

Exclusive IR advisor for Corporate Services in Northern Ireland
Laura joined Mulvaney in November 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the compliance function within the company, client projects and providing strategic business advice to clients.

She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010; and prior to joining Mulvaney, Laura has gained a broad range of international experience having operated as a sole practitioner in British Columbia, Canada for four years and three years in Australia as a practice accountant.

Adding new practice areas and jurisdiction

Exclusive IR advisor for Commercial Litigation in Massachusetts and Debt & Asset Recovery in US - Texas
Thomas has recently added Debt & Asset Recovery in US - Texas as a new practice area and jurisdiction.

I have developed my practice over the past three decades, focusing primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.

I often represent secured and unsecured creditors, committees of creditors, trustees and equity security holders in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings as well as financial institutions and other lenders in out-of-court loan restructurings, assignments for the benefit of creditors, foreclosures, repossessions, and the sale of distressed assets and businesses.

Existing firms adding new practice area

Exclusive IR advisor for Tax (Accountants) and Transfer Pricing in US - Oklahoma
John has recently added Transfer Pricing in US - Oklahoma as a new practice area.

John E. Curzon’s major areas of practice through which he delivers intentional and strategic results include: merger and acquisition consulting; succession planning; business and tax advisory and business valuations.

John is involved with a number of forward-looking organizations that allow him to connect his knowledge and expertise with his passion for leadership. Curzon is a member and Past Chair of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team (OKGIT) and a founding collaborator of the Network of International Creative Entrepreneurs initiative (NICE) – two efforts that are expanding Oklahoma’s influence beyond US borders. 

Exclusive IR advisor for Tax (Accountants) and Transfer Pricing in US - Oklahoma
Eric has recently added Transfer Pricing in US - Oklahoma as a new practice area.

Eric’s major areas of practice include: income tax planning and compliance; foreign and international tax matters; business valuation; multi-state tax matters; estate and gift tax planning; audit and financial accounting services; general business consultation; and benefit and retirement planning.

In addition to other sectors, Eric's practice at CCK involves companies in the manufacturing and distribution industries. As a result, his professional experience has grown to include foreign and international tax matters.

Rising stars

Rising star in US - California
Marion completed her L.L.M. degree in International Transactions at the University of San Francisco School of Law. She also holds a Master’s degree in environmental law from University of Paris-Saclay. Before joining Environmental General Counsel, she worked as a Public and Legal Affairs Advisor at Hellio.

At EGC, Marion holds a position as ESG Coordinator where she assists both national and international clients with their environmental compliance requirements.

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