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WFW bolsters corporate practice with new London partner9 May 2023

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Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that corporate expert Tony Edwards has joined the firm as a Partner in London. He was previously Partner at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, prior to which he spent over 20 years at Stephenson Harwood.

Tony has significant expertise in complex cross-border corporate transactions across a range of sectors. He has a strong focus on African energy, infrastructure and natural resources transactions, notably in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Egypt. He also acts for financial and trade investors, as well as governments on a broad range of transactions including public and private M&A, equity capital markets, venture capital, private equity transactions, joint ventures and structured debt financings.

London Corporate and M&A Group Head Chris Kilburn commented: “Tony has a wealth of experience and expertise that will enhance our African, natural resources and corporate finance practices and aligns well with the firm’s sector focus. I’m delighted to welcome him to WFW”.

Tony added: “WFW has a strong profile and impressive client base in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors which form the bedrock of my own practice. This makes the firm the ideal platform to service my existing clients and attract new ones and I greatly look forward to working with my new colleagues to further develop the firm’s corporate practice and African footprint”.


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