Effective 3 August, 2020, LCM is pleased to welcome insolvency and restructuring specialist Helene Roins as an Investment Manager in Sydney.
Litigation Capital Management Limited, a global provider of disputes funding, publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market, is pleased to announce the hire of Helene Roins as an Investment Manager based in Sydney.
With extensive experience in insolvency and restructuring, commercial litigation, insurance disputes and class actions, Helene joins LCM after more than two years with a Sydney-based litigation funder where she was responsible for the assessment and management of a number of high-profile insolvency projects and class actions.
Prior to her transition into litigation finance, Helene spent 15 years in private practice, most recently as a Senior Associate at TressCox Lawyers (now HWL Ebsworth Lawyers) where she acted for corporations, shareholders, directors and insolvency practitioners in a variety of litigation involving insolvency and restructuring, bankruptcies, insurance, intellectual property and other commercial disputes across State and Federal jurisdictions.
Among Helene’s notable achievements, she has conducted various liquidator’s examinations in the Supreme and Federal Court under the Corporations Act, led a team of lawyers in defending an A$30 million claim under a D&O policy on behalf of an insurer and acted for a shareholder in Federal Court proceedings commenced against the company and its directors for the unlawful reduction in share capital, unlawful re-organisation of the company and breach of officer’s duties.
Commenting on Helene’s hire, LCM’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick Moloney said: “We are very pleased to welcome Helene to the LCM team. Helene is a highly experienced practitioner with a specialisation in insolvency claims which is an area where we anticipate there will be significant growth for LCM in the next 12 to 18 months. Helene will be a great addition to our high-performing team of investment managers, and she joins at an exciting period of growth for LCM globally.”
Helene Roins added: “I am delighted to be joining such a reputable organisation that has experienced strong growth over the past few years. LCM’s history and strong track record, particularly in insolvency and commercial litigation claims funding, is strongly aligned with my own experience in both private practice and more recently in the litigation finance industry.”
Helene is a member of the Law Society of NSW, the Women’s Insolvency Network Australia, and Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria.
In April 2020, Investment Manager James Foster and Chief Financial Officer Mary Gangemi both joined LCM in London. Their hires followed the March closing of a new US$150m third-party fund backed by significant global blue-chip investors. The fund marked LCM’s return to managing third-party funds, following its building of a permanent source of balance sheet capital through the equity markets.Click here to download the Press Release