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Ashfords LLP adds strength to its Corporate offering with the hire of Stuart Fleet from US law firm Kaye Scholer. Stuart joins the 65 strong team headed up by Andrew Betteridge.
Stuart has extensive expertise in UK and cross border transactions, equity financings and restructurings and specialises in public takeovers, IPO's, secondary issues, M&A, joint ventures and venture capital. He also advises directors on their legal obligations and duties and advises boards of directors on governance related matters and dealing with activist shareholders.
This appointment cements and expands the firms' London presence, as well increasing their ability to service international cross border work for clients.
Andrew Betteridge, Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial at Ashfords, commented:
"We are delighted that Stuart has joined the firm. Stuart is a welcome addition to Ashfords and will be a great asset to the team and his appointment only reinforces our City presence."