Taylor Wessing appoints TMT specialist

Taylor Wessing has announced a major new hire to its corporate technology team.

Partner Mike Turner will join Taylor Wessing as head of the firm’s UK TMT industry group, covering advertising and marketing, broadcasting and film, gaming, interactive media, music, press and publishing, social media, sports and sponsorship, technology and telecoms.

He joins from Osborne Clarke, where he was international head of the Digital Business group.

Turner has more than 25 years of experience advising private and publicly held clients on corporate transactions in the technology, telecoms, AMS, traditional media and digital media sectors.

As well as handling mergers, acquisitions and disposals and venture capital and private equity financings, he has advised clients in the UK and overseas on joint ventures, restructurings and governance.