Corporate and finance specialist Sherif Hampton joins Excello Law
Corporate, banking and finance lawyer Sherif Hampton has joined Excello Law as a finance specialist.
Mr Hampton qualified in 2009 and has worked at several global law firms including Jones Day and Ashurst.
With a background in corporate/commercial and banking & finance, he has worked on a range of UK and cross-border transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and a range of institutional and PE/VC financings.
He has acted for lenders and borrowers on numerous Islamic finance transactions and was resident in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for many years.
Most recently, Mr Hampton managed his own practice in Scotland focused on working with start-ups and SMEs providing a variety of commercial, corporate, IT, immigration and commercial property matters.
Mr Hampton said: “Lawyers today are looking for a firm which operates differently, not just in words but in actuality. Excello brings together multiple practice areas, operates efficiently and provides the required flexibility to its lawyers, enabling them to focus on what is important to them personally. I am very pleased to be joining Excello and look forward to growing our practice together.”
George Bisnought, managing director of Excello Law, added: “Sherif and Sonia bring a lot of expertise and valuable additional skills to the firm, particularly across banking & finance and immigration legal services.
“In our 10th anniversary year, our collaborative and flexible working model continues to provide senior lawyers and teams with a modern working environment and the ability to focus their time 100% on looking after the needs of their clients.”