01 Aug 2016

Hatstone names two new Partners

Hatstone is delighted to announce that Advocate Stephen Wauchope and Alvaro Almengor have been promoted to Partner, bringing the total number of partners in the Hatstone Group to six.

Alvaro Almengor is a well-regarded Panamanian lawyer specialising in civil, commercial, employment and administrative law and Panamanian tax. Alvaro will work with Group Partner Lizst Real to further develop the Group’s Panamanian legal practice.

Advocate Stephen Wauchope is a practical, resolution-focused litigator who specialises in trust disputes, employment law, regulatory advice, general commercial litigation and insurance risks. Stephen will head up the firm’s Jersey litigation practice.

Group Partner Carl O’Shea said:

“Our new partners have earned their place through their dedication to client service excellence and technical skill. We are absolutely delighted to welcome them to the Group Partnership and look forward to their contribution in the years to come. These appointments show our commitment to nurturing talent in-house and they mark the next step in our development.”

Hatstone, a Top 15 Offshore Law Firm (in a survey published by The Lawyer in February 2016), is acknowledged as a leading boutique law firm providing services from its four offices in Jersey, London, Panama and South Africa. Since its inception in December 2011, the firm has not only seen considerable growth, it has also enjoyed significant recognition, having won “Boutique Law Firm of the Year” at the City Wealth IFC Awards 2016 and being runner up at the City Wealth Magic Circle Awards 2016 in the category of “Technology Innovation of the Year”.