01 Nov 2013

Hatstone Lawyers announces the appointment of new consultant

Hatstone Lawyers are delighted to announce that Nigel Bentley has joined the firm as a consultant. Nigel joins a number of his former colleagues at Hatstone Lawyers, Jersey’s leading boutique legal practice, which now has twenty-one qualified lawyers in its offices in Jersey, Panama and South Africa. 

Nigel is a highly experienced trust and private client practitioner having been a partner of Jersey based English Solicitors Galsworthy & Stones from 1984 until his retirement from partnership in 2013.  For nine years Nigel was managing director of Rathbone Trust Company Jersey Limited and its successor business Hawksford, having led the management buy out of that business from Rathbone Brothers Plc in 2007.

Partner Simon Vivian commented:

“We are extremely proud that Nigel is joining us at Hatstone Lawyers. Nigel has built a reputation as one of the leading private client advisors in Jersey and has been at the forefront of the Jersey trust industry for over a decade. He is revered by colleagues and clients alike and we warmly welcome him to the firm.”

18 Oct 2013

Hatstone Lawyers announces the appointment of Lizst Real as a Partner

Hatstone Lawyers are delighted to announce the appointment of Lizst Real as a partner. Lizst will be responsible for developing our South American practice and will head up our office in Panama.

Simon Vivian commented that:

“We warmly welcome Lizst to our partnership. Lizst is the second partner appointment in the last three months. She is one of the most promising corporate lawyers in Panama and will help us develop our business in South America.”

Lizst is a Panamanian lawyer specialising in corporate and commercial law, asset protection, wealth management, trusts and foundations.

01 Oct 2013

Hatstone Lawyers appoints Hannes Botha as a partner

The partners of Hatstone Lawyers are delighted to announce the appointment of Hannes Botha as a partner.

Marcus Stone, one of the founding partners of Hatstone Lawyers, remarked: “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Hannes Botha as a group partner. He is a first class lawyer and well respected by both clients and his peers”.

Hannes was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa in 2004. He has over nine years’ experience in both Jersey and South Africa and he has been instrumental in the establishment and growth of Hatstone Lawyers in South Africa.

19 Jun 2013

Hatstone Lawyers announces the appointment of Norman Day

Hatstone Lawyers are delighted to announce the appointment of Norman Day. Norman, who is based in Finland, specialises in the establishment and maintenance of investment funds, trusts and foundations, corporate and commercial, banking and capital markets. He has particular expertise in stock exchange listings.

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27 Sep 2012

Hatstone Lawyers announces the appointment of new consultant

Hatstone Lawyers is delighted to announce the appointment of Consultant Simon Martin who specialises in corporate law and financial services regulation. Simon qualified as an English solicitor with a London law firm in 2002.

Simon gained his Airline Transport Pilots Licence in 2006 and currently works for a commercial airline, providing consultant legal support to Hatstone Lawyers when he is not flying…

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12 Aug 2012

Agnieszka Bielanska, a Polish lawyer, has joined the firm as an associate specialising in private wealth, corporate and finance and investment funds

Hatstone Lawyers is the fastest growing law firm in Jersey. Marcus Stone commented that,

“Agnieszka is a first class lawyer, who will enhance the offering to our clients. She speaks Russian and her native language is Polish. Agnieszka was recommended to us by a senior lawyer in another jurisdiction, who regularly uses her. She joins us from a top US law firm”

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