Member News


Joanne Hardwick will be joining Piper Alderman as a partner in its Insolvency & Reconstruction team in Melbourne from Tuesday, 3 April 2018.

Joanne Hardwick is an experienced commercial litigation, insolvency and reconstruction lawyer. She has worked with some of Melbourne’s leading insolvency practitioners, accountants, company directors, creditors and other key stakeholders who have been involved in or impacted by a company’s voluntary administration, receivership or liquidation.

Joanne boasts both Australian and international experience having practised at a boutique firm in London and at national firms in Melbourne for the last 15 years.

Read more: Piper Alderman attracts insolvency partner


ZUL RAFIQUE & partners has won "Real Estate Law Firm of the Year" at the Asian Legal Buiness Malaysia Law Awards 2018. The firm has also won "Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium)" for their advisement in PNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn Bhd's Sukuk Programme.

Read more: ZUL RAFIQUE & partners Wins Real Estate Law Firm of the Year and Debt Market Deal of the Year


Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is proud to announce that six attorneys have been named shareholders in the firm, recognizing their extensive contributions to Lugenbuhl’s insurance, bankruptcy and litigation practices. New shareholders include Anne Briard, Joseph Briggett, Dan Centner, Meredith Grabill and Shaundra Schudmak, from the New Orleans headquarters, and Heather Sharp, in the Baton Rouge office.

Read more: Lugenbuhl Announces Six New Shareholders


Guerrero Olivos, member of the exclusive group of “Elite Firm” in Chile, continues to strengthen his practices areas, supporting his clients in all their needs. Recently has joined the firm, as a senior counsel, Marcos Morales, a prominent expert lawyer and academic.

Read more: Guerrero Olivos strengthens the Intellectual Property practice


The TAG Alliances are pleased to congratulate Barbara Norell on her appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.  Please find below a link to the Government of Canada’s news release announcing her appointment.  Barbara will be missed by the members of the TAG Alliances, but we know that she will do an excellent job for the people and Province of British Columbia in her new role. 

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