5 October 2015
Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) continues to invest in the growth and development of its Corporate practice with the arrival of experienced lawyer Andy Savage as a partner in its London office. Previously of Norton Rose Fulbright, Andy’s practice focuses on cross-border M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions, particularly in the energy, infrastructure and telecoms sectors.
Andy has significant experience advising both private equity funds and corporates in domestic and cross border transactions including in Africa where he has advised a number of the leading names in the market.
WFW London Head of Corporate Jan Mellmann said: “Andy’s practice and sector experience is a great fit for Watson Farley & Williams. His cross-border practice, particularly his experience in the emerging markets makes him a welcome addition to our team as we continue to invest in and enhance our Corporate offering and our Natural Resources and Energy & Infrastructure sector groups globally.”
WFW Managing Partner Chris Lowe added: “Our existing strength and strategy of growing the firm and investing in our exceptional services offering allows us to continue to attract outstanding talent. Andy’s legal skills and entrepreneurial approach will make him be a great asset for the Corporate team and WFW overall.”
Partner Andy Savage added: “The strength of WFW’s existing corporate practice and the commitment of the firm to investment and growth makes this an exciting opportunity. The natural synergies between the firm’s sector strengths and my specialisms provides a great platform from which to grow my practice.”