Author: Niall Hearty 3 May 2022
Business crime and litigation specialists Rahman Ravelli have made Niall Hearty a partner.
The international financial crime, cross-border investigations and complex commercial litigation firm appointed Hearty as partner as part of its response to a growing caseload in the UK, Europe and the US.
Rahman Ravelli founder Aziz Rahman said that Hearty’s experience of white-collar crime, his global investigations expertise and his ability to manage the most complex cases made his promotion to partner a logical decision.
He added: “Niall’s corporate crime abilities and his skill in handling complicated, multijurisdictional cases have ensured a track record of success for clients.
“As a firm that is known for high-stakes, high-profile cases, Niall has helped ensure we continue to be the logical choice for corporates, very senior business figures and high net worth individuals. Making him a partner seems a timely move at a time when Rahman Ravelli is further expanding its workload and once again raising its international profile.’’
Prior to being made partner, Hearty was a legal director at Rahman Ravelli. His experience of cases involving bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, proceeds of crime and serious and general crime has been highlighted by international legal guides.
He is also known for his adept handling of investigations involving agencies such as the Financial Conduct Authority, National Crime Agency and Serious Fraud Office.
Aziz Rahman added: “Niall has repeatedly shown that he has all the attributes necessary to be a partner at this firm. His dynamic approach, the respect he gains from colleagues and clients and his achievements here marked him out as partner material.
“As the firm is once again becoming bigger and more prominent, it makes perfect sense to give Niall the role of partner.’’
Niall has a wealth of corporate crime expertise and an ability to coordinate global bribery and corruption cases. His achievements in such investigations have made him a logical choice for corporate clients.