The team at Somerset Ryckmans has extensive experience and expertise in diverse areas of legal practice, with an emphasis on insolvency litigation.

We work hard to deliver superior legal representation with the attentiveness and responsiveness that only a small firm can offer.

Marc Ryckmans

Marc is a multidiscipline lawyer who works across a range of practices, and has more than 25 years of experience acting for and against administrators, liquidators, receivers, company directors, debtors and creditors in the context of voluntary administrations, creditors’ voluntary liquidations, court liquidations and receiverships. He also provides broad transactional support for corporate, commercial and property practices.

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Marc has a diverse client base that includes major accounting firms, commercial and investment banks, trading houses, insurance companies, publicly listed companies, insolvency investors, entrepreneurs and high net-worth individuals.

He has been involved in a number of high profile and complex matters, ranging from multi-million dollar real estate and leasing transactions to restructuring the gold hedge book of Australia’s largest miner.

Marc graduated from law from the University of Sydney in 1989 and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. He was admitted to practice in Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in 1990. Marc is a frequent speaker and writer on subjects related to insolvency. He also serves on the boards of several private companies.

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Phone +61 2 9299 2669

Louis Ryckmans

Louis has had more than 25 years experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including trying numerous corporate and commercial cases in New York in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. Louis’ experience includes representation of investment banks, airlines, foreign and domestic companies, insurance companies, individual investors and entrepreneurs.

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Louis earned his law degrees from University of Sydney (LL.B.) and Fordham University in New York (LL.M.) in International Business and Trade Law. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in both the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in 1990. Louis was also admitted to practice in the Courts of the State of New York and before the federal courts for both the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York in 1994.

Louis returned to Australia in 2003 and worked at Blake Dawson Waldron and Abbott Tout. He is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

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Phone +61 2 9299 0474

Martin Rosenblatt

Martin has more than 30 years of legal experience, beginning from practicing in well-respected New York firms specialising mainly in commercial litigation.  He then ran his own practice where he continued to specialise in commercial litigation while also acting as outside general counsel for various entrepreneurial companies in the recording, fashion and IT industries, advising on employment, intellectual property, tax and transactional matters. Marty's main areas of practice are insolvency, director and shareholder matters, corporations and banking law, business fraud and general contract and property related disputes.

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Martin relocated to Sydney in 2001 and worked as a Senior Associate at Abbott Tout, concentrating in commercial litigation with an emphasis on company and insolvency law and property related disputes. At Abbott Tout, Martin also handled insurance, construction, intellectual property and employment related litigations and acted for clients in a number of transactional matters including re-financings and asset sales. Martin was one of the founding principals of Somerset Ryckmans in 2007.

Martin graduated cum laude from New York University in 1983 and earned a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1987.

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Phone +61 2 9299 2834

Gia Kaur

Gia has been a solicitor with Somerset Ryckmans since 2010 and has extensive experience in debt recovery, conveyancing, wills, probate and estate. 

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Gia graduated from University of Western Sydney in 2006 with Bachelors of Law and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in addition to her Bachelors of Arts. Gia was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2007.

Prior to joining Somerset Ryckmans as a Senior Associate, Gia worked for another well-respected Sydney law firm. Gia is multilingual and fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

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Phone +61 2 9299 2000


Nicholas Fasullo

Nicholas Fasullo joined Somerset Ryckmans as a Solicitor in January 2013. His areas of expertise include bankruptcy and insolvency law, commercial and corporate law and commercial litigation.

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Nicholas graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology Sydney in 2012. Nicholas was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2012. Prior to joining Somerset Ryckmans, Nicholas worked in the insolvency team at de Vries Tayeh Chartered Accountants and in the corporate tax group at Ernst & Young.

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Phone +61 2 8035 5992

Jeff Flick

Jeff Flick is an experienced litigator who joined Somerset Ryckmans in October 2017. Jeff specialises in all areas of complex commercial dispute resolution and has acted for and advised a large range of clients including companies, individuals, external administrators and bankruptcy trustees.

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Jeff has successfully advised and conducted litigation for clients across multiple Australian jurisdictions, and implemented innovative alternative dispute resolution strategies to assist clients to reach their commercial objectives.

Jeff also specialises in corporate and personal insolvency and restructuring matters, and has acted for and advised companies, individuals, external administrators and bankruptcy trustees in this regard.

Jeff also acts for clients in relation to regulatory investigations, corporate crime and civil penalty proceedings, including recently defending various clients against allegations of market manipulation, breach of directors' duties and the issue of false and misleading fund raising documents. He is a savvy and strategic communicator with regulatory and prosecuting agencies and brings a commercial mind to the negotiation and defence of criminal matters.

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Phone +61 2 9299 2000

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