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Fieldfisher expands finance offering with Partner hire

19/06/2013

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Fieldfisher has boosted its finance team with the hire of Robin Spender, who joins as a partner from SJ Berwin.

Fieldfisher has boosted its finance team with the hire of Robin Spender, who joins as a partner from SJ Berwin.

Robin's practice focuses on leveraged finance, where he advises bank and non-bank lenders and private equity sponsors and borrowers. He also has experience of bilateral, club and syndicated corporate lending, re-financings, workouts and restructuring and real estate finance. He has developed significant expertise in the real estaterestaurant and leisuretransport and TMT sectors.

Robin has spent the past six years as a senior associate in SJ Berwin's finance department, having previously spent six years in Denton Wilde Sapte's banking department. During his time at SJ Berwin, he spent 10 months on secondment with Barclays Leveraged Finance (Financial Sponsors) team, which is now part of Barclays Corporate Debt Finance.

Fieldfisher Managing Partner Michael Chissick said:

"I am delighted that Robin has become the latest lateral hire to join our London office. He has a fantastic pedigree having worked alongside a number of high-profile clients, and we feel that his practice dovetails well with both our own finance team and a number of other key areas including our TMT and Hotels, Retail & Leisure sector groups. We will continue to strengthen our finance team."

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