Macfarlanes announces eight new partners

17 April 2023

We are pleased to announce that the following eight lawyers will become partners in the firm from 1 May 2023: Tania Barnes (Real Estate), Adam Caines (Finance), Rosie Duckworth (Commercial), Chloë Edworthy and Nikolas Ireland (Litigation and Dispute Resolution), Alex Jones (Private Client), Max Mittasch (Corporate and M&A) and Sarah Shucksmith (Tax and Reward).

Tania Barnes is a real estate specialist experienced in all aspects of property-driven transactions with a particular focus on complex mixed-use regeneration and deep knowledge of the living sector.

Adam Caines is a banking lawyer focusing on acquisition finance, fund finance and speciality and structured finance. Adam’s clients include credit funds and alternative asset managers.

Rosie Duckworth is a commercial lawyer, with a practice that encompasses IP, IT and data privacy matters and a particular focus on those aspects of M&A transactions.

Chloë Edworthy specialises in international arbitration and cross-border litigation for corporates, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals.

Nikolas Ireland acts on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, specialising in international civil fraud disputes and asset recovery.

Alex Jones advises international families, trustees and family offices on a broad range of cross-border structuring, estate planning, trust law and tax issues.

Max Mittasch works on a broad range of transactions, including equity capital markets, private M&A and group reorganisations, with a particular focus on public M&A.

Sarah Shucksmith specialises in all aspects of real estate fund taxation, including fundraising (representing both funds and investors) and advising on equity investments into real estate.

Sebastian Prichard Jones, Senior Partner, comments: “We are delighted to welcome this talented cohort of partners, with effect from 1 May 2023. Representing a broad range of practice areas, they will help drive the continued growth of the firm. Partner promotions have been a key element of our recent success and the door to partnership remains open.”