He brings 15+ years of experience in restructuring and specializes 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 maximize 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 recognized 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 recognized 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. Mr. Lawson 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. He is an Insolvency Practitioner in the Cayman Islands and Chartered Accountant (Australia & New Zealand) as well as a member of the Cayman Islands Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA).