Shoosmiths has announced three new partner appointments into the firm’s London office across the commercial, corporate and financial services practices.
Specialist technology and outsourcing lawyer Bill Molloy joins Shoosmiths’ dispute resolution and compliance team in the commercial practice from Frasken Martineau, where he managed a large multidisciplinary team and was head of technology.
Molloy has extensive expertise in advising clients in respect of both contentious and non-contentious aspects of outsourcing, large-scale technology procurements, telecommunications, software development projects and intellectual property in the life sciences, technology, banking and media sectors. He also has extensive experience in heavyweight and high profile commercial dispute resolution and arbitration and heading up teams dealing with high value and complex commercial disputes and dispute resolution with such cases often having a multi-jurisdictional remit for TMT, banking/finance and life science clients.
Andrew Lockerbie joins as a restructuring and insolvency partner in Shoosmiths’ corporate team. Lockerbie trained and qualified with Eversheds and joins from TLT where he was a restructuring partner. His experience covers all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency, acting for a broad range of clients, with his main focus being non-contentious financial and corporate restructuring and insolvency work. Lockerbie has strong relationships with a number of banks and insolvency practitioners, and his experience includes advising the boards of corporates on their duties as company directors in the context of financial distress, acting for banks in relation to the financial restructuring of customers, and acting for insolvency practitioners in their role as office holders of insolvent companies.
Finance Litigation partner David Pacey joins from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Having trained and worked at CMS Cameron McKenna, he went onto a senior in house role at a major clearing bank. Subsequently he headed finance litigation teams in London and nationally for well-known national firms.
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