A warm welcome to all of our new members
This newsletter showcases not only our new members (who, to our current members, we recommend you reach out to and introduce yourselves) but also updates on current members who are adding practice areas to their firm footprints within the group.
Meet Our New Members

Exclusive IR advisor for Commercial Litigation in Saudi Arabia
As a certified lawyer from the Ministry of Justice Saudi Arabia Dr. Bader Al Busaiyes FCIArb has been a renowned Arbitrator in the Kingdom since 2005.

Working as the Managing Partner of Al Suwaiket & Al Busaiyes Lawyers and Legal Consultants since 2006 along whilst previously acting as Vice Chairman of Saudi Latin Business Council and General Manager EurAsia Gulf Saudi Branch.

Exclusive IR advisor for Commercial Arbitration in Sweden
Per Magnusson is a Swedish attorney (advokat) and a founding partner of Magnusson Minds.

He is based in Stockholm. Per Magnusson is a trusted advisor, advising clients on disputes, complex projects and negotiations. Per also serves as an arbitrator.

In 1991, together with a partner, he established his first enterprise, Magnusson Briede Advokatbyrå.
Exclusive IR advisor for Investigative Due Diligence in U.S. Ohio
Ryan Colley is an Intelligence and Investigations Executive with 12+ years of progressive leadership serving the Fortune 500, global law firms, international organizations, and sovereign entities focused on conducting sensitive investigations and intelligence gathering to support litigation, protect reputations, and ensure operational continuity.

Current specializations include International Investigations, Financial Crime, and Advisory.
Exclusive IR advisor for Private Equity & Venture Capital in U.S. California
Jake focuses on representing emerging growth companies and venture capital firms. He has a broad range of corporate expertise, including advising clients with respect to business formations, equity and debt financings, mergers & acquisitions, licensing and joint ventures, intellectual property protection, and employment law matters.

He also has extensive experience with respect to venture fund formations. Much of his practice is devoted to European-US and Asia-US cross border matters.
Exclusive IR advisor for Private Equity & Venture Capital in U.S. California 
Connor counsels clients in connection with entity formation, debt and equity financing, employment issues, technology transactions, internal governance and policies, commercial contracts, and various other business matters.

His clients include technology start-ups, venture capital firms, and other companies in a variety of industries.

Prior to joining Pacific Crest in 2015, Connor worked as a staff attorney at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and, before that, as an associate at Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, a California labor and employment boutique. 
Exclusive IR advisor for Business & Asset Valuations in Romania
Laurentiu Stan is the co-founder of FairValue, one of the largest valuation companies in Romania.
He has more than 19 years of practical experience in all fields of valuation, especially in business and intangible assets valuation.

Laurentiu hold a master degree in Financial Analysis and Valuation from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. He received the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst – CVA® and is a member of the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (EACVA).
Exclusive IR advisor for Forensic Accounting in U.S. New York
James O’Brien is a Partner in Forensics, Litigation and Valuation Services at Grassi. He provides a variety of forensic and financial consulting and accounting related services to attorneys, insurance companies, governmental agencies, and public and private corporations.

The matters he routinely addresses involve disputes within construction, insurance, healthcare, technology, commercial and real estate companies.
Exclusive IR advisor for Investment Banking in U.S. Illinois
Richard Herbst is a partner in the Chicago office of Sikich Investment Banking. Rick has more than 20 years of experience in general management, strategy and consulting.

Prior to joining Sikich, Rick was a managing director with Levi Littell Herbst & Co., a boutique investment bank in Chicago, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory for entrepreneur-owned firms and financial investors, including private equity and venture capital firms.
Exclusive IR advisor for Banking & Finance in Mexico
Mariana Manzano is the Founding Partner and Director of the Firm MANZANO ABOGADOS Y ASOCIADOS S.C. Her professional practice focuses on Corporate Law, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Intellectual Property.

She holds a Masters Degree in Law from Universidad Panamericana campus Guadalajara, where she obtained her degree and completed her postgraduate studies on Obligations and Contracts and Mercantile Partnerships.
Exclusive IR advisor for Immigration Law in U.S. Connecticut
As an immigrant myself, I know the struggles of the process so who better represent you than somebody who has gone through it. I can sympathize and empathize and build a rapport with potential clients looking to emigrate to this country.

I am fully versed in all aspects of the immigration process.
I have always prided myself on being able to solve complicated problems. Even though I have an unusual background, I have never defined myself by a professional label.

Exclusive IR advisor for IP - Trademark & Copyright in Zambia 
DH Kemp
The firm specializes in Insurance, Banking/Financial, Commercial/Business Law, Foreign Investments,

Marketing Agreements, Patents/Trademarks/ Copyrights, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Damages, Collections, Commercial Law, Contracts, Transportation Law, Corporations, Aeronautical/Maritime ,Foreign Claims, Estates, Taxes, Labor Relations, Immigration, and Auto/Accidents.

Having been in practice for over 32 years, the firm is available to take cases outside Lusaka.

Firms Adding New Practice Area's
Exclusive IR advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory in Mauritius
Vimal Druvnath Damry BA (Hons.), DIP (ITM), LLB (Hons.), LLM (Business Law), TEP. Vimal is the Managing Director of Premier Financial Services Limited.

Vimal is the first Mauritian to become a STEP Member through the STEP qualifications in International Trust Management and most capably led teams rendering fiduciary and corporate services. He has vast experience in offshore matters and management of offshore funds and investments.
Exclusive IR advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory in Sweden
Since 1997, John has worked as an advisor to company builders in various forms. With a passionate commitment to business and experience from law, business development and technology. his special focus is on corporate issues, transactions, agreements and compliance.

 John combine legal skills and 25 year’s experience together with deep understanding and knowledge in the technology forefront areas such as blockchain, NFT, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Exclusive IR advisor for Commercial Litigation in U.S. Tennessee
Tony’s practice is focused on complex litigation, government investigations and regulatory matters. 

He represents both private and publicly held companies, municipalities and non-profits in litigation involving intellectual property claims, securities and shareholder disputes, white collar criminal defense, unfair competition, class and collective actions, employment and non-compete disputes, and breach of contract claims.
Exclusive IR advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory in
Costa Rica
Pedro is Senior Partner and Director of the Corporate Law practice group at Oller Abogados.

 On mercantile concerns he has advised multiple companies in different sectors and countries including his tenure as Regional Counsel of IBM Corporation’s subsidiary (GBM Corporation) supervising their legal affairs in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

Exclusive IR advisor for Crypto in British Virgin Island
CCP Financial Consultants Limited is a part of the CCP Group of Companies, a multi-disciplinary financial services group based in the British Virgin Islands.

 We are fully licensed and regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission and have been providing financial services in the British Virgin Islands since 1991.

Existing Firms Adding New Member &
New Practice Area
Exclusive IR advisor for Crypto and Digital Asset Advisory in India
Gurjot Singh has over 25+ years’ experience of leading in the areas of Information Security, Privacy Management and Cloud Computing. He specializes in guiding start-ups and mid-size companies to scale and migrate ICT operations.

Gurjot has held positions as CIO, Chief Technologist. Implementing diverse requirements in a multitude of industry verticals, Legal, BFSI, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Software development etc.

Exclusive IR advisor for Tax (Law) in South Africa
Graeme graduated from the University of KwaZulu Natal with a BSocSci and LLB, thereafter completing a Certificate in Advanced Taxation and an LLM with the University of South Africa.

After being admitted as an attorney in 2000 Graeme worked for a Durban firm before moving to London. During his five years in London he worked at the Official Receiver’s Insolvency Services and at the Companies Investigation Branch of the Department of Trade and Industry

Talking Referrals on a Global Scale
Hear how our members from across the globe utilise the IR network's 155+ jurisdictions across 60+ unique practice areas to best support their clients' specific requirements.

Did you know by referring a new member to join the network gives you a 10% discount off your own membership?

 Get in touch with Ross@irglobal.com for more info!
Member Meetings
Martin Williams of EBS met with Carlos Picos of Carlos Picos Consultora and with Juan Pablo Baraona of Baraona Marshall & Cia.
Martin traveled to the British Residence in Montevideo and met with Carlos Picos and then to Santiago for a further meeting with Juan Pablo!

Palli Law Firm met with de Bedin & Lee studio legale associato and Lajer Law & Buzády & Udvari Law Firm
Nikhil Palli travelled to Italy and met with Alberto Predieri and to Hungry to meet Dr. Petra Mayer-Nagy and Dr. Csongor Buzády.
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