Having worked in private practice for over 20 years and subsequently in industry as general counsel and company secretary to a publicly quoted pharmaceutical company, Laurie has experience in a range of sectors, with a particular focus on advising pharma and technology clients.
In his new role with Clarion, Laurie will work across the corporate practice, handling transactional matters as well as providing advisory services.
In addition, Amy Buttrick has joined the corporate team as an associate. She has experience of a range of corporate transactional matters.
Richard Moran, senior partner and head of Clarion’s corporate team, commented: “We are committed to our long-term, strategic plan. Laurie’s appointment is an important step in helping us to further strengthen our offering in some of the industries we see as having great potential for future growth.
“Clarion has a strong track record in both technology and pharma and Laurie will help us to build on our expertise in these areas. We are pleased to welcome such an experienced corporate lawyer as well as continuing to develop young talent as Amy joins our 14-strong team.”