Winckworth Sherwood strengthens Corporate team with new partner

17 Sep, 2013

Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has strengthened its Corporate and Commercial team with the appointment of a new partner.  Xuan Pollard joined Winckworth Sherwood on 16 September from Mayfair law firm Gordon Dadds, where she was a partner in its Corporate and Commercial team.

Xuan brings to the firm considerable experience and expertise in the retail, property investment and recruitment sectors.  She is a bilingual lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, structuring start-ups, private equity investments, joint ventures and cross border work.  Her clients include high net worth individuals, the owners and management teams of SMEs and asset-holding trusts and offshore companies.

On joining Winckworth Sherwood, Xuan Pollard said: “Winckworth Sherwood has a rapidly expanding Corporate and Commercial team and a terrific client base.  The firm’s expertise in real estate sits comfortable with my background in retail and property investment and I look forward to furthering my career at Winckworth Sherwood.”

Richard Tinham, partner and head of Winckworth Sherwood’s Corporate and Commercial team said: “Xuan has a terrific track record and a great client base.  She will help increase the depth of our corporate offering while simultaneously expanding our recognised expertise in high net worth individuals and investment fund structures.  She will be a real asset to our team and we look forward to working alongside her.”

In June this year, partner John Hiscock joined Winckworth Sherwood’s Corporate and Commercial team from Davenport Lyons.  He was joined by solicitor John Parpounas-Matossian who had previously worked at Watson, Farley & Williams and Clifford Chance.

Winckworth Sherwood’s Corporate and Commercial team acts for entrepreneurs, investment funds, small and medium sized regulated businesses and owner/managers of fast growing technology companies.  The team is very well regarded for its work advising a variety of clients on structuring property transactions, having led on a number of high value joint ventures delivering development schemes throughout the UK.

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