Simmons & Simmons has recruited Ed Baker as a corporate partner to the firm’s London office. Ed joins from the London office of Ashurst Morris Crisp.
Ed has experience in a wide range of corporate work, which includes private and public cross-border M&A and equity corporate finance, as well as general corporate advisory work. Seconded for two years to the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, Ed has advised an impressive range of corporates and investment banks.
Ed Baker commented: “A key attraction of Simmons & Simmons is the strength of the firm’s international network, which will complement my practice areas. I look forward to joining the team and to being part of the further development of Simmons & Simmons’ international corporate practice, particularly in Europe.”
Ken Woffenden, managing partner of Simmons & Simmons’ international corporate practice, commented: “Ed’s broad-based experience, particularly on cross-border transactions, and his in-depth knowledge of public M&A, will be a great asset to our practice.