International law firm Bird & Bird has recruited Charles Proctor as a new partner in its Banking & Financial Services team. Joining the firm from Nabarro Nathanson, Charles’s appointment is the latest in a series of high profile hires for Bird & Bird in recent months. Charles will be based in the firm’s UK office.
Having worked as a Banking lawyer for over 25 years, Charles brings a wealth of experience to Bird & Bird built up across a wide range, as well as significant volume, of banking transactions. More recently, Charles has also developed particular expertise in the fields of asset-based lending and banking regulatory work.
Commenting on the appointment, Trystan Tether, head of Bird & Bird’s Banking & Financial Services team said:
"I have worked with Charles in the past and am delighted that he is joining us. He is a first class lawyer with an enormous range and depth of expertise and he will be a key asset to our expanding banking team. His arrival now also ties in very well with our current strategy of expanding our banking capability across Europe.”
“Bird & Bird has a very energetic and capable banking team and is dedicated to expanding its presence in the banking sector internationally. I really am looking forward to joining them”.
Bird & Bird has recruited a number of key hires in recent months particularly in the firm’s UK office. In the past month alone the firm has recruited Alistair Crellin, a corporate partner from Pinsent Masons, a team of employee benefits lawyers headed by Guy Abbiss
from Lewis Silkin, film finance partner David Quli
from Richards Butler and Sarah Walker
, a dispute resolution partner from DLA. Internationally too the firm has expanded with the recruitment of a team of aviation lawyers from Clyde & Co, headed by Vonnick le Guillou
, to set up a Paris-based Aviation practice while in Sweden, IT partner Stefan Bernhard
, and tax partner Christian Luthman
joined from Linklaters and even more recently employment partner Katarina Nordblom
joined the Swedish team from Vinge.
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