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Hammond Suddards has taken on Martin Thomas as an equity partner in firm's 100-strong corporate finance department in London.
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Formerly an equity partner in Edward Lewis's corporate department, Thomas has particular expertise in flotation work for public companies and their advisers on AIM, OFEX and the Official List.
Richard Burns, head of corporate finance at Hammond Suddards says: "Martin is a well respected lawyer and a major addition to our expanding corporate finance team."
Thomas says: "I was attracted by the excellent corporate finance capability at Hammond Suddards. I want to provide my clients with an ever improving service and I believe that Hammond Suddards has the resources to enable me to do this.