Halebury forges ahead with expansion plans as TMT lawyers Richard Hastings and John Loughrey join team
Halebury has recruited Richard Hastings and John Loughrey to its team. Both new hires are senior in-house TMT lawyers who have held positions as General Counsel in leading technology and telecoms companies.
John Loughrey is a highly experienced lawyer with broad corporate and commercial experience within businesses operating in IT and telecoms markets. He also has strong experience in anti-bribery and corruption compliance, policies and education. John worked in a number of senior in-house legal roles before joining Halebury including Head of Legal at IRIS Software Group Limited, General Counsel at CryptoLogic Limited and Head of Corporate Law at Vodafone.
Richard is a qualified lawyer, General Counsel & Company Secretary with broad and varied international corporate, IP and commercial experience. He has worked as a Partner and Head of Commercial in a c65 Partner Regional Law Firm specialising in Technology, Travel, Telecoms and Media and held senior in-house legal roles at executive/board level in companies including Vimpelcom, Travelport International and Yahoo! Richard will join Halebury’s growing LPM team which focusses on legal transformational projects for clients and their teams.
Halebury co-founder Janvi Patel commented: “Having two lawyers of Richard and John’s calibre join our team highlights our commitment to provide our clients with the most experienced in-house lawyers who can hit the ground running and go above and beyond the day-to-day. It is also in response to our clients’ increasing demand for LPM to help with transformational change within their legal teams.”
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