Partner to Strengthen Firm’s International Corporate Offerings
LONDON and NEW YORK, 7 November, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Legal News, Legal Jobs Network – Kaye Scholer announced today that Stuart Fleet, a highly respected international corporate lawyer, will be joining the firm as partner in its London office. Fleet was previously a partner with Eversheds.
The addition of Fleet, coupled with the firm’s recently announced addition of Tim Spangler in London, strengthens the firm’s international corporate and finance practice and further complements Kaye Scholer’s global public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, investment fund, and business reorganization and creditors’ rights capabilities.
Barry Willner, managing partner of Kaye Scholer, said, “Stuart has an active practice in complex public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, restructurings and joint ventures. He will play an active role in further developing the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, which has been a prominent strategic goal of our firm. Stuart’s addition, along with the arrival earlier this month of Tim Spangler further enhances our ability to offer our clients comprehensive global public and private merger and acquisition and investment banking advisory capabilities.”
Guilherme Brafman, head of Kaye Scholer’s London office, said, “These are exciting times for Kaye Scholer London and I am pleased to welcome Stuart to the firm.”
Stuart Fleet stated “I am delighted to be joining Kaye Scholer and looking forward to working with my new colleagues and to serving many of the world’s premier companies from the firm’s strong platform across the United States, Europe and Asia.”
About Stuart Fleet
Stuart Fleet advises corporate and institutional clients on a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, restructurings and joint ventures. Clients for whom he has undertaken work include companies engaged in mining, electricity transmission, water resources, nuclear generation, and waste management. This has included mergers and acquisitions as well as privatisations.
Stuart is a regular speaker at seminars and provides training on a variety of subjects including corporate governance, IPOs, market abuse and related subjects.
About Kaye Scholer
Kaye Scholer refers to Kaye Scholer LLP and its affiliates, with offices in New York, Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach. Founded in New York City in 1917, Kaye Scholer now includes some 500 attorneys and represents public and private companies, governmental entities, financial institutions, and other organizations in matters around the world. Additional information is available on the firm’s website: www.kayescholer.com.