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Fieldfisher adds to leading Technology practice with KWM partner

05/01/2017

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European law firm Fieldfisher has added a new partner to its Technology group with the hire of James Walsh from King & Wood Mallesons.

James is a specialist in telecommunications, technology and outsourcing, advising clients on network infrastructure projects, IT and business process outsourcing, data centre projects and digital regulation. He is ranked in Chambers UK and is also recognised in Legal 500.

James joined King & Wood Mallesons in June 2015 from Eversheds where he headed up their international telecoms practice.

Rob Shooter, partner at Fieldfisher and head of the firm's Technology group, said: "James is well-known in the industry as a leader in his field and we are delighted that he's joining us. His client base and experience spans across the firm's three focus industries – technology, financial services and energy – and as such he is a fantastic addition to the Fieldfisher team."

James Walsh said: "It's no secret that Fieldfisher is a leading law firm in the technology industry and, with its recent expansion across Europe and in China, I consider this to be a really exciting time to be joining the firm."

Fieldfisher's Technology group consists of lawyers immersed in the sector, advising a client base that consists of fast-growth challengers and established industry giants on both legal and commercial issues.

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