The Team

Susanna Taylor
Senior Investment Manager

Susanna Taylor is a Senior Investment Manager in LCM’s Sydney office who has been with LCM since December 2014. Susanna was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2000 and has 17 years’ experience as a commercial litigation specialist having practised both in Australia and the UK. Prior to joining LCM, Susanna worked for global firm Norton Rose Fulbright for 12 years where she was a Special Counsel in the commercial litigation group acting in a range of commercial disputes focused in the areas of commercial property, corporations law, equity and trusts, and competition and consumer law. Susanna has a Masters of Laws (Corporate and Commercial) from UNSW and was a finalist in the 2013 Euromoney Women in Law Awards: Rising Star in Litigation.
+61 2 8098 1393

Lina Kolomoitseva
Investment Manager

Lina Kolomoitseva is an Investment Manager in LCM’s Brisbane office. Lina is a skilled litigation practitioner, with over a decade of experience in advancing complex commercial claims. Prior to joining LCM in 2014, Lina held a Senior Associate role at a leading Adelaide firm, where she represented businesses and private clients in a broad range of litigated disputes, including contractual, property, trade practice, equity and negligence matters, as well as defamation and insolvency actions. Lina holds qualifications in Law and Commerce from the University of Adelaide and in Management from the Australian Institute of Management. She is admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia. In 2012, Lina was an inBusiness Young Business Leaders Finalist, receiving the program’s Achievement Award.
+61 7 3012 6478

Siba Diqer
Investment Manager

Siba Diqer is an Investment Manager in LCM’s Melbourne office with over 10 years’ experience in corporate, property and financial litigation, banking, restructuring and insolvency. Prior to joining LCM, Siba was a Senior Associate at the top tier international firm Herbert Smith Freehills in Melbourne, and also worked at Allen & Overy in Germany and Minter Ellison in Brisbane. Siba is an Australian Restructuring & Turnaround Association Professional Member and a Turnaround Management Association Committee Member. Siba was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 2008, and was a registered foreign lawyer in Frankfurt am Main, Germany between 2011 and 2014.
+61 3 9900 6270

Roger Milburn
Investment Manager

Roger Milburn is an Investment Manager and arbitration specialist in LCM’s Singapore office. For over 10 years Roger has been conducting a broad range of high value, complex, cross-border disputes with a particular focus in the energy, natural resources, financial and technology sectors. He has experience conducting arbitrations under the SIAC, LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL rules as well as ad hoc arbitrations. His experience also includes commercial litigation and insolvency-related litigation. He is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
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Philip Lomax Investment Manager LCM Finance

Philip Lomax
Investment Manager

Philip is an Investment Manager in LCM’s Sydney office. He is an England and Wales qualified lawyer and has worked in litigation and arbitration funding since 2015. Prior to joining LCM, Philip was an Investment Manager with another global litigation financier in London and Sydney, funding a range of cases across multiple jurisdictions. Previously, Philip worked in private practice for Elborne Mitchell LLP, where he was a member of the commercial litigation and arbitration team, with a focus on general commercial and shipping disputes.  Philip holds a law degree from the University of Sussex, where he graduated with first class honours.
+61 2 8098 1390

Matthew Denney
Investment Manager
Head of Origination EMEA

Matthew is an Investment Manager and Head of Origination for LCM EMEA, based in our London office. Prior to joining LCM in August 2018, Matthew set up Chancery Capital with Nick Rowles-Davies in May 2017. Before that he was a Partner at Enyo Law, one of the UK’s largest and most respected litigation-only firms and was also a Director of Navigant, a global disputes consultancy. Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2003, Matthew has spent his entire career in the litigation and arbitration world and has seen disputes from all angles. He is one of the most well-known and respected individuals in the market.
+44 203 955 5264

LCM investment manager - TOBEY BUTCHER

Tobey Butcher
Investment Manager
Head of Underwriting EMEA

Tobey is an Investment Manager and Head of Underwriting for LCM EMEA, based in our London office. Prior to joining LCM in August 2018, Tobey was a partner at Enyo Law from its formation in 2010, specialising in commercial dispute resolution. He has extensive experience of a wide range of domestic and international courts, as well as ad hoc and institutional arbitration business, under English and foreign law. He was previously at Addleshaw Goddard and Charles Russell, where he qualified and was a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Group for a number of years. During this time he worked in-house for a London-based reinsurance market business and an overseas telecommunications regulator. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.
+44 203 955 5263


Justin Ward
Portfolio Manager –

Justin is a Portfolio Manager – Insolvency in LCM’s Sydney Office. He is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in the insolvency industry since 2009. Prior to joining LCM, Justin managed a litigation fund focused on the funding of early stage insolvency claims. Justin is an Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association member and is a certified member of Turnaround Management Association. He holds a Masters in Business Law from University of New South Wales and undergraduate qualifications in Accounting and Information Systems.
+61 2 8098 1396

Hugo Marshall
Investment Manager

Hugo is an Investment Manager in our London office. Prior to joining LCM he worked with another litigation funder originating, assessing and monitoring litigation and arbitration claims. Before moving into disputes finance, Hugo worked as a litigation solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright and Gibson Dunn in Australia and the UK. Hugo holds an LLB from Monash University in Melbourne.


James Foster
Investment Manager

James Foster is an Investment Manager in LCM’s London office, having joined in April 2020. He has more than 25 years of experience of litigation and dispute resolution in the building and construction sector and has been involved in some of the world’s most challenging construction projects in major commercial hubs such as the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Hong Kong, Singapore and Vietnam. Before transitioning to litigation finance in 2019, James was a partner with the international law firm Gowling WLG, having launched that firm’s (then Lawrence Graham) Dubai office in 2007 where he led its Middle East Construction practice. He is the former vice-chairman of the Society of Construction Law (Gulf) and holds an MA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford.


Helene Roins
Investment Manager

Helene Roins is an Investment Manager in LCM’s Sydney office. Prior to joining LCM in August 2020, Helene worked for an Australian litigation funder and before that spent more than 15 years in private practice, most recently as a Senior Associate at TressCox Lawyers (now HWL Ebsworth Lawyers) specialising in a range of litigation involving insolvency and restructuring, bankruptcies, insurance, intellectual property and other commercial disputes across State and Federal jurisdictions. Helene was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia in 2003 and holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business (Management) from University of Technology, Sydney.
+61 2 8098 1398


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