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Carter Newell is delighted to announce that it has been named the winner of Law Firm of the Year (1-100 lawyers) and the AIG Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year at the 2019 Australasian Law Awards.

Accepting the awards on behalf of the firm in Sydney on 23 May 2019, Managing Partner Paul Hopkins said, 'I am thrilled and delighted to accept this award. I want to thank all of our partners and staff for their fantastic contribution. Our partners are recognised nationally as leaders in their specialist practice areas. These awards are so much about what our talented, specialist lawyers do every day'.

Read more: Carter Newell wins two National awards at the 2019 Australasian Law Awards


QIL+4 Abogados, with the participation of José Quiñones and Santiago Granados, acted as local counsel representing the Republic of Guatemala as issuer on the US$500,000,000 4.900% Notes Due 2030 and on the US$700,000,000 6.125% Notes Due 2050.

This sovereign bond offering is the largest offering ever for the republic of Guatemala in the international capital markets under Rule 144A and Regulations S.

Read more: QIL+4 Abogados Acts As Local Counsel In The Latest Sovereign Bond Issuance In Guatemala For The...


Herrick's Elizabeth “Liz” Holtzman and Belinda Schwartz were named to City & State’s inaugural list of the 50 most powerful leaders in New York’s legal community.

The Law Power 50 list honors the 50 most influential people in law statewide, including civil rights and criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, government relations attorneys and legal scholars.


Paul and Victor have each served the business community for more than 35 years and, together with the recent addition of Michael Kennedy, bring a wealth of experience to the firm's public company and securities law practices. They will continue to focus their respective practices on public and private companies in the natural resources, technology, biotechnology, financial, and healthcare sectors, providing creative and practical solutions. Merging the talents of these seasoned professionals with the firm's expanding Business Law Group further positions Harper Grey to provide legal services of the highest caliber. Together with the firm's pre-eminent litigation colleagues, Harper Grey offers top-tier business law services, and are delighted to welcome Paul and Victor to the team.


In partnership with OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform based in Israel, Herrick hosted an investor lunch with the first truly global sports tech fund, ADvantage. ADvantage, which intends to invest in early-stage sports technology companies, is backed by leAD Sports, an initiative spearheaded by the grandchildren of Adi Dassler (founder of Adidas) to further sports innovation. The lunch featured guest speaker Horst Bente, founder of leAD sports and Adi Dassler International Family Office, and included a panel discussion on the future of sports tech with Herrick sports group co-chairs Dan Etna and Irwin Kishner.

Read more: In partnership with OurCrowd, Herrick hosted an investor lunch with the first truly global sports...