Winckworth Sherwood strengthens Corporate team with partner and associate hire

10 Jun, 2013

Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has strengthened its Corporate and Commercial team with the appointment of a new partner and an associate.


Partner John Hiscock joined the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team on 3 June from Davenport Lyons.  He was previously a partner at Addleshaw Goddard.  He brings considerable experience and expertise in private equity, venture capital, funds and real estate finance transactions.  His clients are predominantly entrepreneurial owner/managers and investors in the property, TMT, alternative energy and financial services sectors.


John Parpounas-Matossian is an experienced solicitor and joins the firm on 1 July having previously worked at Watson, Farley & Williams and Clifford Chance.  He has a strong track record in advising on international M&A, corporate finance, joint ventures, private equity and corporate group reorganisations.Commenting on his appointment, John Hiscock said: “Winckworth Sherwood has a terrific reputation and a first-rate property and entrepreneurial client base.  I am delighted to be joining the firm along with John Parpounas-Matossian and developing our client base further.”


Richard Tinham, Finance Partner and head of Winckworth Sherwood’s Corporate and Commercial team adds: “John and John both have excellent reputations and strengths that complement our corporate practice and its clients.  They increase the depth of our corporate offering while simultaneously expanding our recognised expertise in corporate real estate and investment fund structures.  This puts us in a strong position when it comes to leading on joint venture and PRS related real estate transactions as well as enabling us to capitalise on key growth areas in the venture capital sector.”


Winckworth Sherwood’s Corporate and Commercial team acts for entrepreneurs and owner/managers of fast growing technology companies and small and medium sized regulated businesses.  The team is also very well regarded for its work advising a variety of clients on structuring property transactions.

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