Brobecks poaches Watsons corporate lawyer

US technology law firm, Brobeck Hale and Dorr has poached corporate finance specialist Richard Eaton from Watson Farley & Williams and made him a partner in the London office.

He recently participated in the flotation of TPSA (Polish Telecom) on the London Stock Exchange and represented SDX Business Systems plc in a public takeover by Lucent Technology.

Brobeck's managing partner, Tom Kellerman says: “Richard's experience in the UK and abroad will significantly enhance out UK corporate finance capability and help better serve both out UK and US technology clients, particularly in the areas of takeovers.”