IFLR1000 Lawyers of the Month are indviduals who impressed our research team through their work or career development in the previous month.



Alexandre Chequer – Tauil & Chequer Advogados - Mayer Brown, Brazil

Mayer Brown announced Chequer, who heads the firm’s Brazilian arm, would lead its global oil and gas practice. He focuses on corporate transactional work and project development in the sector.



Susannah Macknay – Gilbert + Tobin, Australia

Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin became one of the few firms to hire from elite London-based firm Slaughter and May, recruiting Highly Regarded-rated corporate partner Susannah Macknay. Macknay has an impressive track record of high-profile transactions including IPOs, buyouts and strategic acquisitions.


Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ian Jack – Greenberg Traurig, United Kingdom

Baker McKenzie’s global co-head of restructuring and insolvency, Jack, joined Greenberg Traurig’s City branch, adding significant experience when R&I practices more than most are likely to require it given the current economic forecast.