James Oussedik has joined Sidley Austin’s London office as counsel.
He will be a senior member of the firm’s investment funds practice, which is dedicated to structuring and advising investment funds and advisers.
Oussedik’s appointment follows that of Stephen Ross, who joined Sidley’s investment funds practice as partner earlier this year and heads Sidley’s London investment funds group.
Oussedik has significant experience in advising fund sponsors on the establishment and maintenance of investment funds and managed accounts, as well as in advising institutional investors in relation to proposed investments. He has represented a broad range of investment fund sponsors, including private equity, hedge and retail fund managers, and a broad range of investors including, major pension funds, family offices and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Oussedik was a managing associate with another international law firm.