CMS bolsters Corporate capability in northern offices with new partner hire in Manchester

14th May 2019, 11:12 am

International law firm CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of partner Matthew Davies who will be joining the firm’s Corporate practice in Manchester. Matthew joins the firm from Addleshaw Goddard.

Matthew has extensive experience advising on UK and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-organisations and restructurings and corporate law and governance issues. He also has particular experience in investment transactions, including joint ventures, partnerships and shareholders’ agreements. He has a particular focus on the Financial Services sector, with significant experience advising across a number of transactions in the banking, payments and FX, fiduciary / corporate / fund services and asset management sectors.

CMS’ Head of Corporate in Manchester Howard Gill comments: “We are delighted to welcome Matthew to the firm. His knowledge and strong track record will be a real asset to the team, adding considerably to our capabilities. Matthew’s arrival underscores our commitment to the Corporate practice and will enable us to better serve our clients at a time when we are seeing increasing levels of investment and M&A activity across the north of England.”


Matthew Davies adds: “I am pleased to be joining CMS, and look forward to working with the team to support its growth ambitions across the region.”

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