Trowers & Hamlins recruits new head of corporate in Exeter
International law firm Trowers & Hamlins, has recruited partner Lynne Rathbone to head up its corporate team in Exeter, the firm's second largest office to its headquarters in London.
Lynne joins from Browne Jacobson and brings over 13 years' experience advising on all aspects of corporate and commercial work, including mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and equity investment as well as major projects, complex contracting arrangements, factoring, joint ventures, agency, franchising, outsourcing and ADMs.
Lynne also has particular expertise in providing commercial advice to public sector bodies and public private partnering arrangements.
Lynne commented on her arrival:
"I am delighted to have joined Trowers to grow its corporate practice. The team in Exeter has a strong existing client base and I look forward to working with them to grow and build on this in the South West and wider across the UK."
Partner and head of corporate, Michael Pattinson added:
"As a team, we are expanding across all our offices. Lynne will be a valuable addition to the corporate team in Exeter and will add to the firm's existing portfolio of clients regionally and across the UK. She brings a great deal of experience not only in the South West, but also nationally across the corporate world which will add value to our practice."