Eversheds picks up twin Emea roles

Eversheds has been appointed to advise software company Polaris on Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) matters. Partner Simon Gamlin will lead a team instructed as sole ­adviser to the company, which services banks and insurance companies.

The news comes as Eversheds has also been appointed by ­financial services company GMAC on Emea work, alongside DLA Piper.

Both firms will advise on corporate M&A, regulatory and funding ­product work, with Eversheds being led by partner Chris ­Halliday and DLA Piper by partner Sarah Day.