Tim Eyles was appointed managing partner of Taylor Wessing on 1 June 2009. Prior to that, Tim was a partner in the corporate practice of Taylor Wessing.
For more than 25 years, he has advised on mergers and acqusitions, private equity and corporate finance transactions. He has represented a wide range of clients including many City institutions and companies (both listed and unquoted), national and international.
In recent years, he has focused on acting for a number of private equity houses and corporate clients especially on cross-border transactions, most notably involving continental Europe. Sectors in which he has transactional experience include manufacturing, real estate, leisure, media, professional services, energy and technology.
Eyles was head of the corporate department from 1992 to 1996 and from 1998 to 2004. He remains a member of the firm’s European Managing Board.
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