Partner Mel Sims relocates to DLA Piper’s Doha practice

DLA Piper has announced that Mel Sims, a partner from the corporate practice group in London, is relocating to Doha, Qatar.

Sims joined DLA Piper in 1989. He is principally a private-equity partner specialising in the financial services sector and regularly acts for private-equity and banking institutions, as well as management teams in the context of leveraged buy-outs.

He also has experience in advising on joint venture enterprises and in acting for major corporates on cross-border, multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions.