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Financial institutions transactions partner joins Norton Rose Fulbright in New York

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David E Barrett, a transactions lawyer with significant financial institutions experience, has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office as a partner. Barrett comes to Norton Rose Fulbright from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Barrett’s practice focuses primarily on acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, securities offerings and other transactions involving financial institutions and financial services businesses. His transactional experience includes significant cross-border matters and acquisitions as well as divestitures of financial services firms operating on a global scale.
Barrett represents a wide range of clients, including global universal banks, investment managers, securities and investment firms, private equity and hedge fund sponsors, broker-dealers and insurance companies.
Linda Addison, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, says: “David has advised major New York-based and global financial institutions for more than 10 years. His experience working with clients in the major financial centres around the world will greatly benefit Norton Rose Fulbright’s clients.”
Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Head of Business Practice, says: “David’s vast knowledge of financial institutions makes him a key addition to our corporate mergers and acquisitions practice. He has established himself as a rising star in the competitive New York market and will be a perfect fit with our transactions team.”
Barrett, who is admitted to practice in New York, says: “I am thrilled to be joining Norton Rose Fulbright, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s well-respected M&A and financial institutions practices. The firm’s global platform provides the perfect opportunity to expand my practice and serve clients both in New York and around the world.”
Barrett received his JD from Harvard Law School and his BA in from Emory University.

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