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Eversheds Sutherland augments its banking capability with Partner hire

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    Eversheds Sutherland has further strengthened its City-based banking practice with the arrival of banking lawyer, Christopher Williams.

    Christopher joins as a Partner from magic circle law firm, Linklaters.

    Christopher acts for both borrowers and finance providers across the credit spectrum on a wide range of debt financing transactions. His focus is on complex cross-border corporate acquisition financings, involving public takeovers and private acquisitions. He also advises on general corporate financing matters (investment grade, cross-over credit and leveraged), including bilateral and syndicated lending and has experience of complex debt restructurings.

    Simon Waller, Partner and Head of the Finance Group at Eversheds Sutherland, said:

    “Christopher brings a calibre of technical excellence and experience that will enable us to build on our success of delivering on an array of high value, complex debt finance matters for major corporates and financial institutions across the globe. Christopher joins at a very exciting time for our team – one of significant expansion and investment.”

    Nick Swiss, Partner and Head of Banking (UK), Eversheds Sutherland, said:

    “Christopher’s noteworthy arrival strengthens our team, helping to pull together and cement the full range of capabilities we’re able to offer our corporate treasury team clients, including in key areas such as ESG. We’re thrilled to welcome him.”

    Christopher said:

    “Eversheds Sutherland has a highly reputable banking and finance offering, one that I’m genuinely looking forward to building on through the additional experience and knowledge I’m able to bring. The firm’s overall corporate capability is clearly at an exciting stage of an ambitious journey, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to play an active part in that.”

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