Hewitsons further strengthens its corporate practice with Partner appointment

Colin Jones & Nick Fothergill

Law firm Hewitsons is pleased to have strengthened its highly respected corporate team with the recent appointment of Partner Nick Fothergill who will be based at its expanding London office.

The appointment comes at a time of continued increased activity for the firm across all four of the firm’s offices in Cambridge, London, Northampton and Milton Keynes.

Nick has extensive experience advising on a range of corporate matters, including  mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, commercial contracts, private equity/infrastructure transactions and general company law advice, and he has been practising in the City of London for over 20 years.

Nick’s practice covers a range of sectors, and includes particular expertise advising on transactions in the energy (both renewable and conventional power), infrastructure, financial services and insurance, and transportation sectors.  His experience also includes advising on the sale of offshore transmission assets as part of the OFTO tender regime run by Ofgem.

Commenting on his new appointment, Nick said: “I look forward to using my experience and expertise to achieve the best results for Hewitsons’ expanding client base and being part of this accomplished team and contributing to the on-going success of the firm.”

Colin Jones, Managing Partner at Hewitsons (pictured left, with Nick) said: Nick’s appointment signals an exciting time for Hewitsons’ Corporate team, and for the firm as a whole. The fact that we have been able to attract such a talented and well regarded lawyer speaks volumes for the recognised quality and strength of the team and its future potential. We are delighted to welcome Nick and the team and I are very much looking forward to working with him to take our corporate work forward.”


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