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Published 14 June 2017

International law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP has appointed Andrew Clare as a Legal Director in its Manchester Corporate team.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew spent three years in Toyko acting as Senior Legal Counsel for global management, consulting and professional services company, Accenture. Andrew has also worked in the corporate finance teams at several US firms, including Baker & McKenzie, Squire Patton Boggs and Latham & Watkins.

Andrew joins DAC Beachcroft's national Corporate team, which comprises in excess of 40 lawyers who acted on more than 90 completed transactions in 2016 with an aggregate value above £1billion.

Andrew's specialist areas include advising on mergers and acquisitions in public and private sectors, private equity, equity capital markets and outsourcing. His practice focuses on the technology and life sciences sectors, particularly in the context of large, complex cross-border outsourcing arrangements.

Having worked and studied in Japan, Andrew also has particular expertise in advising Japanese businesses both in Japan and the UK and is able to work in the Japanese language.

Commenting on Andrew's appointment, DAC Beachcroft Corporate Partner, Paul Ellaby, said: "I am delighted to welcome Andrew to the firm and we look forward to working with him. Our Northern Corporate group has performed strongly over the past 18 months and is going from strength to strength. Andrew's specialist skill-set coupled with his knowledge of global markets make him an exciting new addition to the team and will enhance our capability in the technology sector, which is a key focus. "

 

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