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Asset Recovery Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alex Lawson has over 15 years' experience of providing outstanding asset recovery expertise to his clients. He has specialist knowledge of offshore and cross-border matters. 

Biography

Alex Lawson is a managing director and the head of A&M Cayman Islands and is a qualified Cayman Islands insolvency practitioner.

He brings over 15 years of experience in restructuring and specialises in offshore and cross-border engagements. His primary areas of concentration include hedge funds and PE funds, mining, oil and gas and alternative investments.

Mr Lawson leads international teams focused on delivering bespoke solutions to maximise stakeholder returns across stressed to distressed situations involving complex cross-border cases. With a strong focus across all hedge funds and PE funds, international corporations and conglomerates, Mr Lawson has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognised as an expert in the field by Who’s Who Legal.

Mr Lawson has been appointed by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands as an inspector, provisional liquidator, and official liquidator to many high-profile cases. In addition, he has been appointed as a controller by CIMA and acted as voluntary liquidator to many Cayman Islands registered companies. Outside of the Cayman Islands, he has been appointed joint liquidator by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court over British Virgin Islands companies and has been recognised in the Courts of Norway, Hong Kong, Dubai, United States and Australia.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Lawson worked at KPMG in the Cayman Islands for ten years and was a partner in the restructuring practice.

Mr Lawson earned bachelor’s degrees in both commerce and law from the University of Queensland. He is an admitted lawyer (non-practicing) with the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and is a CPI and JIEB pass holder with the Insolvency Practitioners Association of England and Wales and member of INSOL and the Cayman Islands RISA chapter. Mr Lawson is an insolvency practitioner in the Cayman Islands and chartered accountant (Australia and New Zealand) as well as a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alex Lawson comes highly recommended for his outstanding asset recovery practice as well as his in-depth experience of cross-border and offshore proceedings.

Biography

Alex Lawson is a managing director and the head of A&M Cayman Islands and is a qualified Cayman Islands insolvency practitioner.

He brings over 15 years of experience in restructuring and specialises in offshore and cross-border engagements. His primary areas of concentration include hedge funds and PE funds, mining, oil and gas and alternative investments.

Mr Lawson leads international teams focused on delivering bespoke solutions to maximise stakeholder returns across stressed to distressed situations involving complex cross-border cases. With a strong focus across all hedge funds and PE funds, international corporations and conglomerates, Mr Lawson has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognised as an expert in the field by Who’s Who Legal.

Mr Lawson has been appointed by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands as an inspector, provisional liquidator, and official liquidator to many high-profile cases. In addition, he has been appointed as a controller by CIMA and acted as voluntary liquidator to many Cayman Islands registered companies. Outside of the Cayman Islands, he has been appointed joint liquidator by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court over British Virgin Islands companies and has been recognised in the Courts of Norway, Hong Kong, Dubai, United States and Australia.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Lawson worked at KPMG in the Cayman Islands for ten years and was a partner in the restructuring practice.

Mr Lawson earned bachelor’s degrees in both commerce and law from the University of Queensland. He is an admitted lawyer (non-practicing) with the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and is a CPI and JIEB pass holder with the Insolvency Practitioners Association of England and Wales and member of INSOL and the Cayman Islands RISA chapter. Mr Lawson is an insolvency practitioner in the Cayman Islands and chartered accountant (Australia and New Zealand) as well as a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alex Lawson "is an industry leader" according to peers who commend his specialist knowledge of cross-border and offshore situations insolvency proceedings.

Biography

Alex Lawson is a managing director and the head of A&M Cayman Islands and is a qualified Cayman Islands insolvency practitioner.
He brings over 15 years of experience in restructuring and specialises in offshore and cross-border engagements. His primary areas of concentration include hedge funds and PE funds, mining, oil and gas and alternative investments.
Mr Lawson leads international teams focused on delivering bespoke solutions to maximise stakeholder returns across stressed to distressed situations involving complex cross-border cases. With a strong focus across all hedge funds and PE funds, international corporations and conglomerates, Mr Lawson has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognised as an expert in the field by Who’s Who Legal.
Mr Lawson has been appointed by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands as an inspector, provisional liquidator, and official liquidator to many high-profile cases. In addition, he has been appointed as a controller by CIMA and acted as voluntary liquidator to many Cayman Islands registered companies. Outside of the Cayman Islands, he has been appointed joint liquidator by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court over British Virgin Islands companies and has been recognised in the Courts of Norway, Hong Kong, Dubai, United States and Australia.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr Lawson worked at KPMG in the Cayman Islands for ten years and was a partner in the restructuring practice.
Mr Lawson earned bachelor’s degrees in both commerce and law from the University of Queensland. He is an admitted lawyer (non-practicing) with the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and is a CPI and JIEB pass holder with the Insolvency Practitioners Association of England and Wales and member of INSOL and the Cayman Islands RISA chapter. Mr Lawson is an insolvency practitioner in the Cayman Islands and chartered accountant (Australia and New Zealand) as well as a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA).
WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Alex Lawson’s “commercial judgement and ability to problem solve are second to none”, effuse sources, who add that he keeps “a cool head under pressure and is a pleasure to work with at all times”.

Biography

Alex Lawson is a managing director and the head of A&M Cayman Islands and is a qualified Cayman Islands insolvency practitioner.

He brings over 15 years of experience in restructuring and specialises in offshore and cross-border engagements. His primary areas of concentration include hedge funds and PE funds, mining, oil and gas and alternative investments.

Mr Lawson leads international teams focused on delivering bespoke solutions to maximise stakeholder returns across stressed to distressed situations involving complex cross-border cases. With a strong focus across all hedge funds and PE funds, international corporations and conglomerates, Mr Lawson has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognised as an expert in the field by Who’s Who Legal.

Mr Lawson has been appointed by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands as an inspector, provisional liquidator, and official liquidator to many high-profile cases. In addition, he has been appointed as a controller by CIMA and acted as voluntary liquidator to many Cayman Islands registered companies. Outside of the Cayman Islands, he has been appointed joint liquidator by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court over British Virgin Islands companies and has been recognised in the Courts of Norway, Hong Kong, Dubai, United States and Australia.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Lawson worked at KPMG in the Cayman Islands for ten years and was a partner in the restructuring practice.

Mr Lawson earned bachelor’s degrees in both commerce and law from the University of Queensland. He is an admitted lawyer (non-practicing) with the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and is a CPI and JIEB pass holder with the Insolvency Practitioners Association of England and Wales and member of INSOL and the Cayman Islands RISA chapter. Mr Lawson is an insolvency practitioner in the Cayman Islands and chartered accountant (Australia and New Zealand) as well as a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA).

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