ONTIER UK's Managing Partner, Derek Stinson, has been named Global Law Experts' Blockchain Lawyer of the Year 2021.
Derek Stinson is an experienced commercial, corporate, governance and regulatory lawyer who joined the firm in 2013 having previously spent six years at Dentons.
He leads the firm's established and growing global practice for recovering lost, stolen and hacked digital assets. As well as advising HNW individuals, businesses and VCs on building businesses on the blockchain.
Derek has acted as general counsel to numerous ONTIER clients. He is also offshore qualified in the British Virgin Islands and provides general counsel advice on offshore matters.
Derek also has expertise in the areas of software, blockchain, Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, lending and security involving cryptocurrency, data protection, financial services, insurance, payment services, real-estate, employment, corporate finance (debt and equity), commercial, securitisation, insolvency and dispute resolution.