Macfarlanes announces new partner and senior counsel appointments

09 March 2020

We are pleased to report that Alexandra Green (Financial services regulation) and Alicia Thomas (Tax and reward) will become partners in the firm on 1 May 2020.

Alexandra joined Macfarlanes in 2016, having trained and practised at another City firm and as Head of Wealth, UK Legal at HSBC. She focuses on wealth and asset management work, including regulatory intervention and change, restructuring, corporate transactions and governance.  

Alicia trained at Macfarlanes and practises in the investment management part of our tax practice. She has particularly strong relationships with a number of our key private equity and credit fund clients. She recently spent almost a year on secondment with a major New York based firm.

Sebastian Prichard Jones, Senior Partner designate said: “We are delighted to be announcing the appointment of two such strong candidates, both Alexandra and Alicia strengthen our ability to serve a very important segment of our client base: the investment management industry.”

The firm is also happy to announce that the following will become senior counsel on the same date:

  • Alexandra Cochrane (Investment management): Alexandra advises large asset managers on various regulated fund matters including on-going regulation and compliance.
  • Chris Daniel (Corporate and M&A): Chris has a broad range of experience in corporate advisory matters, private equity and private M&A transactions.
  • Sarah Shucksmith (Tax and reward): Sarah focuses on the tax aspects of establishing private equity and property investment funds, and on structuring the transactions which follow.  
  • Max Mittasch (Corporate and M&A): Max works on transactions across public and private M&A, equity capital markets and group reorganisations.

Commenting on these appointments Senior Partner Charles Martin said: “We congratulate our talented new cohort of senior counsel, a role which provides leadership within the teams and specialist capability to client relationships. We look forward to the continued growth of their careers at the firm”.