Harneys bolsters corporate finance capabilities

Offshore law firm Harneys has hired Simon Hudd. Mr. Hudd joins from the British Virgin Islands where he is known as a leading lawyer in corporate and finance transactions. He also practices Cayman law.

Mr. Hudd’s practice involves the full range of corporate transactions including M&A, dispositions, strategic joint ventures, takeovers, international stock exchange listings, corporate restructuring and reorganisation, as well as structured and asset finance, project and acquisition finance, Islamic Finance, and capital markets. He is regularly recommended by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and PLC Which Lawyer? for his work in these areas.

In welcoming Mr. Hudd, Global Head of Corporate and Commercial Leonard Birmingham said, “It’s about service levels and service is about people. We are delighted to have someone of Simon’s calibre on board. His solid reputation in the market precedes him as he brings to the table a level of commercial awareness, common sense and technical ability that will ultimately mean that Harneys continues to be a leading law firm.”

Commenting on the move, Mr. Hudd said, “I am very pleased to have joined a team of high quality lawyers with exceptional reputations in their respective fields, and I look forward to being part of such a strong team. I am confident that I can add further value to Harneys’ corporate and finance offering.”

Mr. Hudd completed his LLB with honours at the University of Exeter and at the Université Rennes II, he attained Haute-Bretagne, Maitrise en Droit, 
European Law.