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Fieldfisher grows corporate team with key lateral hire



Africa, United Kingdom

Keith Woodhouse joins Fieldfisher today [31 July 2017] as a partner in the corporate team.

European law firm Fieldfisher is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Woodhouse as a partner in the corporate team. Keith joins from Hogan Lovells where he was a partner and a member of their private equity team with a particular focus on Africa.

Keith brings with him a wealth of experience advising private equity houses and investors on investments, M&A, disposals and restructurings, both domestically and internationally and has a broad sector experience.

Commenting on Keith's appointment Andrew Blankfield said, "This is an exciting time for Keith to be joining the firm.  The corporate team has gone from strength to strength in the last few years, handling an ever wider range of large and complex transactions.  We are delighted that Keith is joining us.  He will bring yet further depth to our corporate offering and help us to drive our practice forward in the private equity space and in our key sectors of  TMT, life sciences and resources."

Keith said, "I am looking forward to joining the Fieldfisher team. The firm has had a fantastic year and it is exciting to be joining an ambitious and growing firm. I am also hoping to expand the firm's growing African practice and leveraging my 10 years' experience on the continent."

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