DAC Beachcroft Appoints New Corporate Partner in London

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DAC Beachcroft Appoints New Corporate Partner in London

Published 7 March 2017

International law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP has appointed Nick Fothergill as a Partner in its London Corporate team.

Nick joins the firm from the Corporate practice of Watson Farley & Williams LLP in London where he has been a partner since 2007. Prior to that, Nick was a solicitor in the Company and Commercial Department at Slaughter and May, where he also trained.

Nick has extensive experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, commercial contracts, private equity/infrastructure transactions and general company law matters.

His practice focuses on transactional work in the energy (both renewable and conventional power), infrastructure, transportation and financial institutions sectors. In addition, he has particular experience of advising on the sale of UK offshore transmission assets as part of the OFTO tender regime run by Ofgem.

Nick joins DAC Beachcroft's UK Corporate team, which comprises more than 40 lawyers and acted on more than 90 completed transactions in 2016 with an aggregate value of more than £1 billion.

Commenting on Nick's appointment, Partner and Head of DAC Beachcroft's London Corporate Team, Nick Gibbon said: "I am delighted to welcome Nick to the team and really look forward to working with him. Our London Corporate Team is flourishing and continues to grow and Nick's technical excellence and approach to clients make him a very natural fit for us."

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