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Reed Smith has given its structured finance capacity a boost with a hire from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP).
Tamara Box, head of international structured finance at BLP and a partner in the banking and capital markets group, has resigned from the firm and is expected to join Reed Smith as a partner in February 2012.
She will work in the financial industry group, which is the firm’s largest industry group with 230 lawyers, as head of structured finance.
Box has more than 18 years’ experience advising on structured finance and securitisation transactions, derivatives, debt capital markets and restructurings. She joined BLP as a partner in 2006 from legacy firm Lovells (8 May 2006).