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Trowers expands corporate team in London with new hire Edward Hooper

Trowers expands corporate team in London with new hire Edward Hooper

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has recruited Edward Hooper, expanding its corporate team in London.

Edward joins from Taylor Vinters and brings over 14 years' experience in advising companies, directors, institutions and private shareholders on a broad range of corporate transactions. His expertise includes IPOs, fundraisings, public and private M&A, joint ventures and restructurings, many on an international scale.

Edward specialises in advising on AIM and Main Market corporate transactions. In particular, he has spent nine months seconded to the AIM Regulation team at the London Stock Exchange, where he gained a valuable insight into the practical application of the AIM Rules and developed a deep understanding of AIM and the London corporate finance community.

Edward commented on his arrival:

"I am delighted to have joined Trowers to grow its corporate finance practice. The team has strong AIM and Main Market transaction credentials, acting for companies and investment banks. Given the firm's market-leading real estate practice, there are exciting opportunities to build upon my expertise in advising REITs on their IPOs, fundraisings and acquisitions."

Partner and head of corporate, Michael Pattinson added:

"Edward will be a valuable addition to the team and will add to the firm's existing portfolio of clients across the UK and internationally.  His extensive corporate finance experience will add value to our corporate practice."