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NICOLÁS AROCHA ROLDÁN COLOMBIAMSC IN LAW and FINANCE PROFILESClass of St Anne’s College SpanishEDUCATIONPUBLICATIONSPONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA, LLB, (12/2013)Nicolás Arocha Roldán, “Unifying Concepts as an InstitutionalProposal for Autistic Science Events”, Universitas EstudiantesAcademic Journal of Law and Economics (2013).INTRODUCTIONUNIVERSIDAD EXTERNADO DE COLOMBIA,POSTGRADUATE DEGREE IN CONTRACT LAW,(04/2017)ABOUT THE PROGRAMMEGraduated with the highest GPA among 43 graduatesMLF candidates are anexceptionally talentedand diverse group ofstudents. They arrivehaving graduatedat or near the top oftheir undergraduateclass, often combined with several years ofprofessional experience and/or a previous Master.They leave with graduate level training in financeand economics, along with a sophisticatedunderstanding of the complex transactional andpolicy issues at the intersection of law and finance.This is the MLF’s unique value proposition and thereason why our graduates go on to successful,high impact careers in law, finance, policy, andacademia.The MLF is a one-year taught masters programme delivered jointlyLuca EnriquesAcademic DirectorMSc in Law and Financeone university for the sixth successive year in the Times Higher EducationEMPLOYMENTby Oxford’s Faculty of Law and the Saïd Business School. Since itsASSOCIATE LAWYER, ESGUERRA ASESORES JURÍDICOSS.A, COLOMBIAinception in 2010, the MLF has gained an unparalleled reputation forcombining academic excellence with practical insights into the importantAssociate of the Corporate, Finance, and Capital MarketsDepartment, advising public entities, private and multilateralclients on corporate and financial affairs related to their activitiesand complex issues at the intersection of law and finance. As part ofthe curriculum, MLF students undertake graduate level courses in the.core courses of First Principles of Financial Economics; Finance; and theLECTURER AT LAW AND ECONOMICS, PONTIFICIAUNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA, COLUMBIALaw and Economics of Corporate Transactions. These core courses areLaw and Economics course taught to undergraduate studentsServed as the youngest Principal Professor at the Law School innearly 20 years.then supplemented by courses from the Law Faculty and Saïd BusinessSchool’s deep stable of electives, including Principles of FinancialRegulation, Comparative Corporate Governance, Corporate Control,This in-depth exposure to cutting edge research and ideas in the fields ofboth law and finance makes MLF graduates exceptionally well qualifiedto address the important challenges facing businesses, governments,lawyers and regulators in the 21st century.For 2022, the University of Oxford has been named the world’s numberGuardian’s UK University Guide for 2021. Oxford’s Faculty of Law wasLaw and Legal Studies.BMATTHEW BURNS BARNARD SOUTH AFRICA/ Keble College Afrikaans, German, SesothoEDUCATIONPUBLICATIONSSTELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY, SOUTH AFRICA, BACCLLB,(12/2020)Matthew B Barnard, “Unpacking notional tax on gratuitousinterest-free loans: understanding the South African positionwith a helping hand from the United States’ experience”,Responsa Meridiana (2020)Top final-year student of accelerated flagship Bachelor ofAccounting and LLB double degree programmeEMPLOYMENTFINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER, VAL DEVIE POLO CLUB, SOUTH AFRICAPayments, budgeting and forecasting, preparing financialstatements, ensuring long-term financial stability, managing dayto-day activities and performing conflict resolution.COVID-19 DISASTER MANAGER, SPARTA BEEF, SOUTHAFRICA48Follow us and join the conversation groups/ MSC LAW AND FINANCE CLASS OF 2021/22ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONLicensed to practise law in Colombia since 2013. Second Placeand Special Recognition Award at the José Ignacio de MárquezCompetition in Law & Economics (2013); Staff member of thepublication “International Law: Revista Colombiana de DerechoInternacional”.and Debt, Investing in Public Equity, and Investing in Private Markets.World University Rankings. The University was also ranked first in theClass SizeCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSFinance and Capital Markets; Law and Economics; CorporateLaw; Public Policies and ArbitrationEntrepreneurial Finance Project, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equityranked second in the world in the 2021 QS World University Rankings forMale 58%Female 42%Nicolás Arocha Roldán, “The Inconvenience of the AbsoluteConstitutional Effect as a General Consequence of the SupremeConstitutional Court Judgements”, Book Realities and Trends ofLaw and Economics (2015)Nationalities26Age Range21-35Average Age26CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSProject initiation and management; Deal-making; M&A;Corporate Finance; Investment Banking; TaxationADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFull Free State Department of Education bursary forundergraduate studies as a top school student in province; avidsportsman and particularly enjoy competing in poloSetting-up, planning and legal compliance of Covid-19regulations and ensuring business continuity for 1521 employeefamily business.PROCESS ANALYST, SPARTA BEEF, SOUTH AFRICATesting and reviewing integrity of production and data processesfor the African continent’s second largest beef feeding andprocessing operationDisclaimer: This profile book has been compiled from thesubmissions of the individuals represented in the book, who aresolely responsible for the accuracy of the information they haveprovided. 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ROBERTO BARSALLO RODRIGUEZ Wadham College SpanishEDUCATIONUNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, MASTER OF LAWS(LLM), (05/2020).UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, WHARTON BUSINESS &LAW CERTIFICATE, (05/2020).UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA SANTA MARÍA LA ANTIGUA,DEGREE IN LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, (08/2018)Top student of the class.UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA SANTA MARÍA LA ANTIGUA,DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING, (08/2018)Top student of the classEMPLOYMENTLAWYER, PRIVAL BANK, PANAMAPreparation of contractual, banking and commercial legaldocumentation, and investigation of companies and foundations.Internal advice on banking and contractual matters. Liaison withexternal lawyersCOFFICER OF INSPECTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE STOCKMARKET – ENFORCEMENT, SUPERINTENDENCE OF THESECURITIES MARKET OF PANAMA, PANAMAResponsible for investigating subjects in the AdministrativeSanction Procedure for potential administrative violations of theSecurities LawsPUBLICATIONSRoberto Barsallo, “Responsabilidad del Auditor”, IV Compilationof Articles on the Regulation and Operation of the Stock Marketin Panama by the Superintendence of the Securities Market ofPanama (2017)CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSSecurities law; banking law; financial regulation; corporatefinance; fintech; audit regulationADDITIONAL INFORMATIONChevening scholar, Fulbright scholar, Dean’s Scholarshipfor LLM. Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, USMAScholarship for Graduate Studies, Medal “Santa Maria LaAntigua for Academic Excellence”EMPLOYMENTSEASONAL CLERK / PARALEGAL, ARNOLD BLOCHLEIBLER, AUSTRALIAPublic Commercial (Corporate / M&A).SEASONAL CLERK, ALLENS, MELBOURNEGraduated 5th in a batch of 2000 students, First Division.INDIAN LAW INSTITUTE, DELHI, INDIA; POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (CORPORATELAWS AND MANAGEMENT), (12/2020)Rank holder (2nd in a cohort of 95 students), Graduated withFirst Division.FINANCIAL ANALYST, TRI SQUARE SWITCHGEARS PVTLTD, INDIARole included financial forecasting, analysis of financial data,working closely with accounting team, recommending theinvestment plan and timing for the implementation, preparingcompliance clausesPUBLICATIONS.Anubha Chaudhary, “Corporate Social Responsibility: Is it a stresson financial assets?”, College Journal (2018)ST. STEPHEN’S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, INDIA;BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PHYSICAL SCIENCE), (05/2013)Anubha Chaudhary, “Cross-border Insolvency: What is the viablesolution?”, Class Journal Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (2019)First Class Honours, Highest attainment in the cohort for the yearEMPLOYMENTADVOCATE, HIGH COURT OF DELHI, INDIAHandling matters related to corporate finance, mergers &acquisitions and commercial law. Appointed as Receiver by ChiefMetropolitan Magistrate (Rohini Court, Delhi).CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSCorporate strategy & finance; M&A; public policy; financialregulations; corporate law; sustainable financeADDITIONAL INFORMATIONAwarded Times NIE Student of the Year. Won Mukarji MemorialPrize. In Top 60 Finalists of EY Corporate Finance Woman of theYear 2020SEASONAL CLERK, KING & WOOD MALLESONS,AUSTRALIATaxation.THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, BACHELOR OFCOMMERCE (FINANCE & ECONOMICS), (12/2017)EDUCATIONFACULTY OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, INDIA;BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB), (12/2020)Worked on numerous projects related to corporate financewhich involves reviewing and evaluating the existing laws, rulesand Exeter Linacre College Hindi, EnglishLEGAL TRAINEESHIP, MINISTRY OF CORPORATEAFFAIRS, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, INDIARAMON CALLIS AUSTRALIATHE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, JURIS DOCTOR,(07/2022)ANUBHA CHAUDHARY INDIACAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSM&A; Private Equity; Banking and Finance Law; Capital MarketsLaw; Financial RegulationADDITIONAL INFORMATIONRecipient of: Allan Meyers Oxford Scholarship, Spero WilsonMemorial Scholarship, Sir George Turner Exhibition forConstitutional Law and Herbert Smith Freehills Award for BestLaw AppNATHAN CHIN Wolfson College Mandarin, CantoneseEDUCATIONCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSMELBOURNE LAW SCHOOL, JURIS DOCTOR,(06/2021)Cross-border M&A; competition; technology; internationalpolitics and economics.Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Lachlan Giles (AbsoluteMixed Martial Arts); Associate in Music, Australia (AMusA) inCello; Australian & New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) Champion;U17 Victorian School Rapid Chess ChampionGraduated top 10% of cohort; Winter Program in Chinese Law atShanghai Jiao Tong University (highest mark)UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, BACHELOR OF ARTS,(01/2019)Summer School at the London School of Economics (highestMergers, Acquisitions and Capital Markets.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONmark in the Political Economy of Advanced Nations)EMPLOYMENTCLAUDIA CARDELLI Regent’s Park College Italian, FrenchEDUCATIONPUBLICATIONSLUISS GUIDO CARLI, BACHELOR OF LAW (J.D.EQUIVALENT), (11/2017)Domenico Pauciulo and Claudia Cardelli, “The activities of theinternational organizations of the World Bank Group in 2018 and2019”, La Comunità Internazionale (2020)Major in Commercial Law and EconomicsEMPLOYMENTLAWYER, CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP,ITALYMain areas of practice: commercial litigation and arbitration,banking and financial regulation, corporate governance.CONSULTANT, THE WORLD BANK, USACAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSSustainable finance; Financial services; Commercial litigation andarbitration; Corporate financeVACATION CLERK, HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS,AUSTRALIAPrivate Equity and Equity Capital Markets.VACATION CLERK, ALLENS LINKLATERS, AUSTRALIAMergers and Acquisitions.HEAD TUTOR AND COORDINATOR, MELBOURNE LAWSCHOOL, MELBOURNEAuthored, coordinated and tutored the senior academic supportprogram for second year and above Juris Doctor studentsADDITIONAL INFORMATIONLicensed to practice law in Italy since December 2020.Extensive judicial, litigation and negotiation practiceInternship at the Legal Vice Presidency. Research Projects onimpact financial instruments and on the shareholders’ rights ininsolvency and reorganization procedures.LEGAL INTERN, CHIOMENTI STUDIO LEGALE, ITALYMain area of practice: finance (derivatives and securitization)4 MSC LAW AND FINANCE CLASS OF 2021/22MSC LAW AND FINANCE CLASS OF 2021/22 5

JULIEN CREYTENS BELGIUMMEHTAB DHALIWAL INDIASt. Peter’s College Dutch, Oriel College Hindi, PunjabiEDUCATIONFREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, BACHELOROF LAWS, (08/2019)SUMMER ASSOCIATE, ALLEN & OVERY, BELGIUMUNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, UK, DUAL MASTER INCOMPARATIVE CORPORATE AND FINANCIAL LAW,(11/2020)Graduated 1st out of 300 students; awarded “Head of SchoolPrize for Outstanding Scholarship”.FREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, DUALMASTER IN COMPARATIVE, (09/2021)PANJAB UNIVERSITY, INDIA, B.COM.LL.B (HONS),(08/2021)Banking & Finance DepartmentGraduated cum laude.EDUCATION.Graduated with distinction; top 5% of class (Major: CorporateAccounting & Financial Management; Minor: OperationsResearch)CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSM&A; Private Equity; VC; Corporate Governance; Banking andFinanceEMPLOYMENTADDITIONAL INFORMATIONLEGAL INTERN, SHARDUL AMARCHAND MANGALDAS,INDIAFernand Lazard Fellow; Finalist Nautadutilh InteruniversityMoot Court Competition (2019); First Place Elsa NegotiationCompetition (2019); Treasurer of European Law Students’Association Brussel (2017-2019); E-LMADrafting and reviewing legal documents for the competitionteam; conducting due diligence for proposed M&A, takeoverand restructuring transactions; identifying regulatory reportingrequirementsGraduated top 6%, Magna cum Laude.RESEARCH INTERN , COMPETITION COMMISSION OFINDIA, INDIAEMPLOYMENTASSOCIATE, FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER LLP,BELGIUMAnalysing merger control provisions of five regimes in the AsiaPacific; comparing and highlighting key differences; providingpolicy recommendations from insights in the analysis for theIndian regimeGlobal Transactions Department - Assisting clients on corporatefinance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporatefinance and capital markets transactionsD.LAW CLERK, PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT,CHANDIGARHConducting legal research and case law analysis; assisting in casemanagement; preparing case briefs and maintaining status sheetof daily casesPUBLICATIONSM S Dhaliwal, ‘A Comparative Analysis of Five Merger Regimes inthe Asia Pacific’, Competition Commission of India (2019)M S Dhaliwal, ‘Policy imperatives for the Indian ElectricityMarket’, NITI Aayog (2019)CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSCompetition law; M&A; corporate financeADDITIONAL INFORMATIONAdmitted to the Bar in India; recipient of the LAMP fellowshipTOLUWALOPE DADA NIGERIANANXI DING GERMANY/ St Catherine’s Wolfson College German, Mandarin, FrenchEDUCATIONEDUCATIONOBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, NIGERIA, LLB,(07/2019)Graduated with first class honours, in the top 2% of my class.Technology, media, telecommunications and payments teamGraduating with German First State Exam of LawCorporate governance and investment climate teamsEMPLOYMENTINVESTMENT ANALYST, PLATFORM CAPITALINVESTMENT PARTNERS, NIGERIAHUMBOLDT UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN, (09/2016)CORPORATE GOVERNANCE INTERN, INTERNATIONALFINANCE CORPORATION, NIGERIAEMPLOYMENTRESEARCH ASSOCIATE, CMS HASCHE SIGLE HONGKONGCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSPrivate Equity; Development Finance; Corporate Finance;Technology LawWorking as a Research Associate in the Arbitration/DisputeResolution Team.ARBITRAL CLERK, NEIL KAPLAN CBE QC SBS (JUDGEAND ARBITRATOR), HONG KONGINVESTMENT BANKING SUMMER ANALYST, BANK OFAMERICA, UKAssisting Arbitral Tribunals (e.g. as Tribunal Secretary) inProceedings under UNCITRAL Rules, HKIAC Rules, SIAC RulesReal estate and sub-Saharan Africa teamsFSANJIKA DANG Pembroke College HindiEDUCATIONJINDAL GLOBAL LAW SCHOOL, BA LLB (HONS),(08/2017)Insolvency resolution; corporate finance; business managementand consultingSINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE,LLB, (05/2015)EMPLOYMENTRESEARCH FELLOW, INSOLVENCY & BANKRUPTCY,SHARDUL AMARCHAND MANGALDAS, INDIAResearch Fellow with a focus on corporate insolvency laws in India.SPECIALIST EDITOR, WADHWA LAW CHAMBERS, INDIASpecialist Editor for the “Shorter Insolvency & Bankruptcy Codewith Procedures”, published in March 2020.DIRECTOR OF SALES, UV OVERSEAS, AGRA, INDIAGraduated in the top 5% of the class. Licensed to practise law inIndia since 2017. Experience in the field of corporate insolvencyresolution and nearly three years of business managementManaging a Joint-Venture Manufacturing business in theautomotive/machining Industry with multiple production- andoperation locations in China and GermanyCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSInternational taxation; M&A; Corporate Finance;Entrepreneurship; Industrial Technology; Turn AroundManagement; RestructuringADDITIONAL INFORMATIONExtensive knowledge of everything related to science Merton College ChineseCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, HUAYUAN LANDPORTINTERNATIONAL INNOVATION CO. LTD, CHINA/GERMANYSHIHAO FOO SINGAPOREEDUCATIONJGLS is one of India’s leading law schools.Summa cum Laude; Valedictorian; Dean’s List; Top student inFinance; Top student in Law of Torts.PEKING UNIVERSITY, CHINA, EXCHANGE PROGRAMMEEMPLOYMENTDEPUTY PUBLIC PROSECUTOR/DEPUTY SENIOR STATECOUNSEL, COMMERCIAL CRIMES TEAM, ATTORNEYGENERAL’S CHAMBERS, SINGAPOREConduct of criminal prosecutions and asset forfeiture at bothtrial and appellate level (specializing in commercial crimes) andrendering legal advice to the Government.ADJUNCT FACULTY, SCHOOL OF LAW, SINGAPOREMANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SINGAPOREConducted courses on Business Law.JUSTICES’ LAW CLERK, SUPREME COURT OFSINGAPORE, SINGAPOREWorked closely with the Chief Justice and other Judges ofthe Supreme Court (Singapore’s apex court) on both civil andcriminal casesADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCalled to the Singapore Bar in 2020; International CriminalCourt Moot Court Competition - Team Champion (2015);LawAsia International Moot - Team Champion (2013)Managed sales and marketing for a footwear manufacturingbusiness in India6 MSC LAW AND FINANCE CLASS OF 2021/22MSC LAW AND FINANCE CLASS OF 2021/22 7

GZACKARY GEORGE AUSTRALIA/ Linacre CollegeEDUCATIONEMPLOYMENTUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BACHELOR OF LAWS,(12/2017)SOLICITOR, CLAYTON UTZ, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIAFirst Class Honours, University of Queensland Law Society Medalfor Outstanding Achievement.UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BACHELOR OFCOMMERCE, (12/2017)Commercial Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency.ASSOCIATE TO THE HONOURABLE JUSTICE J S DOUGLAS,SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIACAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSThe Bar; private law; financial law; private equityILIANA GRIVA Queen’s College Greek, FrenchEDUCATIONNATIONAL & KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OFATHENS, FACULTY OF LAW, PTYCHION IN LAW (LLBEQUIVALENT), (03/2022)First Class honours; GPA 9.31/10.00; Graduated within top 2%;Ranked 1st among 186 graduates.AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE, SCHOOL OFBUSINESS, MINOR DEGREE, (07/2020)Leadership & Management; First Class honours; GPA 4.00/4.00;SNF scholar; recipient of merit-based Gerondelis scholarship for“Study Abroad” program.NATIONAL & KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS,FACULTY OF LAW, LLM, (09/2021)LLM. Civil Law & Modern Financial Transactions; GPA9.83/10.00; Thesis subject: “Negative interest rates andRepercussions for Banking Transactions”project; handled drafting & renewals of contracts withcommercial partners; executed amendment of Articles ofAssociation for OPAP Group.LEGAL TRAINEE, BERNITSAS LAW FIRM, GREECEAs a member of Litigation Team, specialized in arbitration,choice-of-law & squeeze-out litigation. As a member of Tax Lawteam, research & memo drafting; advised clients on domesticand international taxation law issues. Participated in due diligenceprojects with M&A Team. Assisted Banking Team in bond loanissuance.PUBLICATIONSIliana Griva, Georgia-Eleni Exarchou, et al., “Current Challengesto the Registration Regime: where to?”, Proceedings of 69thInternational Astronautical Congress (2018)Iliana Griva, “The SPAC-ification of Space: or a guide to financingyour space company), Proceedings of 72nd InternationalAstronautical Congress (2021)EMPLOYMENTCAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSEdited and translated legal texts & articles for publicationCapital Markets; Securities Transactions; Project Finance;Strategic M&A; Financial Regulation; Public PolicyLEGAL INTERN, OPAP S.A., GREECEJoined the in-house legal team of Greek gaming monopolycompany; responsible for company-wide contract Brasenose College GreekEDUCATIONUNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS, BACHELOR OF LAWS,(06/2019).UNIVERSITY OF PIRAEUS, MSC IN ENERGY: STRATEGY,LAW AND ECONOMICS, (07/2021)EMPLOYMENTBLUE BOOK TRAINEE, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, DGCOMPETITION [ANTITRUST: ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT(COMP.B.1)], BELGIUMParticipating in skilled administrative and logistical tasks, suchas organizing working groups, public hearings and meetings,compiling information and documentation, preparing reports andreplying to queries, etc.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONGreek practicing license in processdocuments for disclosure and inspection, liaising with regulatoryauthorities and filing documents at court.TRAINEE, HELLENIC COMPETITION COMMISSION,GREECEPlacement to complete a traineeship focused on the legal andeconomic aspects of free competition, selected by a decision ofthe plenary Competition CommitteePUBLICATIONSCo-Author in drafting the chapter on “Developments in thenational legislative framework after the economic crisis” in thebook with the title Cypriot Banking Law. Nomiki Bibliothiki, (2021)CAREER AND RESEARCH INTERESTSCompetition Law; Corporate Law; Energy Law.LEGAL CONSULTANT, MICHAEL KYPRIANOU & CO LLC,CYPRUSFamiliarising with labour-intensive exercises in a trainee solicitor’sADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCyprio

MSc in Law and Finance The MLF is a one-year taught masters programme delivered jointly by Oxford's Faculty of Law and the Saïd Business School. Since its inception in 2010, the MLF has gained an unparalleled reputation for combining academic excellence with practical insights into the important