Orrick Bolsters London Office with Two Laterals
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orrickOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced Wednesday that Kolvin Stone, formerly of Fox Williams, and Nick Thornton, formerly of Fried Frank, have joined Orrick’s London office as partners in its corporate and tax practices, respectively.

“London’s importance to global markets makes it a critical business centre for our clients,” Anne O’Neill, , partner-in-charge of Orrick’s London Office, said in a press release. “A well-recognized strategic objective of the firm has been to grow in London with highly experienced lawyers who can serve all of our clients needs.”

Formerly the leader of Fox Williams’ ebusiness group, Stone’s practice focuses on intellectual property and technology  law, data protection and privacy law and online regulation.  He regularly negotiates, drafts and advises on complex commercial agreements and technology transactions, such as technology licenses, supply, distribution and development agreements, terms of business, SaaS agreements and outsourcing agreements.


Thornton focuses his practice on the tax aspects of many types of transactions, particularly those with an international dimension, including mergers and acquisitions, asset purchase and sales, corporate restructurings, securities offerings, financings and fund formations.  He has worked on sophisticated tax issues for a number of large international clients including Virgin Media, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Investec, Rhodia, Thomson Reuters and Edison Mission Energy.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is a global law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers in North America, Europe and Asia.


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