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Field Fisher Waterhouse appoints new corporate partner

21/02/2012

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United Kingdom

Fieldfisher boosts corporate practice with new partner hire

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP announces today the appointment of corporate partner Tim Bird, who joins the firm from Wedlake Bell where he was head of the corporate practice.

Tim has over 15 years' experience advising on corporate law and advises on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity and venture capital funding.  He has acted for clients on corporate transactions across a range of sectors with a focus on the energy and natural resources and technology industries.

Tim has been a partner at Wedlake Bell since 2007. Prior to that he was with Dechert and also spent two years in Deutsche Bank's stockbroking team. 

His appointment to Fieldfisher’s Corporate Group brings the total number of partners to 25 across the UK, France, Germany and Belgium.  The team advise both institutional organisations and entrepreneurial businesses on large and complex domestic and cross-border transactions.   

His appointment reflects the firm’s wider strategy for focused growth in Corporate, IP & Technology and Regulatory.

Andrew Blankfield, partner and head of Corporate at Fieldfisher said: “Growing the firm's corporate capability is key to our strategy so Tim's expertise in equity capital markets, M&A and private equity will be a significant asset to the practice.  His sector focus also has good synergies with the corporate team's strengths in TMT and energy and natural resources.”

 


For further information, please contact:

Louise Eckersley, PR Manager, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP on 020 7861 4120

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