Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

Switzerland lecocqassociate 62 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM REGULATORY LAWYER OF THE YEAR About Dominique Lecocq Mr. Dominique Lecocq is an expert in the field of banking and finance law and stands out for his pragmatic approach and unparalleled legal expertise. Mr. Lecocq is admitted to practice law in Switzerland and in Malta. He graduated from the School of Law of the University of Geneva in 1999 and obtained a Masters of Law in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University in 2005. Before founding lecocqassociate, Mr. Lecocq served with the London Office of Radcliffes Solicitors in 1998 and later as a foreign associate with Pinheiro Neto, Advogados, in São Paulo, Brazil. From 2000 to 2004, he worked with Pestalozzi law firm in Geneva and Zurich as part of the regulatory and capital market practice group. In 2005, he interned with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission in Washington DC, moving back to Geneva where he served with the corporate finance and regulatory practice group of Schellenberg Wittmer from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Lecocq regularly shares his knowledge and experience in a variety of important conferences, seminars and round-table meetings. Recent participations include the Alternative Investments Management Summit (AIM) in the Middle East and North Africa region held in Abu Dhabi on 7 April 2019 as well as the Geneva edition of the Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM) held on 12 June 2019. He also regularly contributes to local and global legal publications and was also recently featured in one of Malta’s prestigious publications called Malta CEOs 2019 as one of the emerging and visionary CEOs in the industry. Mr. Lecocq is a member of the Board of Directors of one broker-dealer in Switzerland, one bank in Dubai, two prominent hedge funds as well as one very large and prominent family office in Geneva. Firm Profile Globally inter-connected, forward-thinking and fast-acting. These phrases are just the tip of the iceberg for what comes to mind when thinking of the lecocqassociate group. lecocqassociate is not your typical law firm. It is a boutique law firm made up of a dynamic group of law firms spread out worldwide in Geneva, Malta, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The Group’s geographical spread allows it to draw upon the varied skillset of a team of highly skilled professionals who work together across the borders, providing marketleading services and legal advice to clients across a vast array of industries. Mr. Dominique Lecocq, being the firm’s Managing Partner, established lecocqassociate Geneva in 2007. The firm made its mark in the industry by providing professional legal advice in niche areas of regulatory banking and corporate finance. In order to continuously cater for the growing demand of international clients, providing its clients with a superior and personalised service, lecocqassociate Malta was set up very shortly after. It was swiftly followed by the establishment of lecocqassociate Dubai in 2013 as a structuring advisory practice. In 2018, lecocqassociate legal Ltd. was incorporated in Abu Dhabi Global Market as a legal consultancy. Today the Group consists of more than 40 professionals with strong legal and professional backgrounds who possess the experience, maturity, and requisite skills to satisfy every client’s needs with the utmost professionalism and diligence. As part of its continued aim to provide an all-round, quality service to its clients, the lecocqassociate Group is growing even further. lecocqassociate Group looks forward to expanding further in Luxembourg as well as the U.S.A. in the near future. Areas of Expertise • Regulatory Finance and Insurance • Capital Markets, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions • Corporate & Commercial Law • Reputation Management, Cybercrime and Data Protection • White-Collar Crime • AI & Innovative Technologies MR. DOMINIQUE LECOCQ Contact Dominique Lecocq Managing Partner lecocqassociate Tel: +0041 227 079 333

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