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Leeds-based law firm and Connect Yorkshire Partner Clarion, has expanded its corporate practice with the appointment of a new legal director.

Hitesh Tailor has joined from the Leeds office of international law firm DLA Piper where he spent 12 years advising blue chip companies on a number of high profile transactions.

Tailor has experience providing advice on a wide range of corporate matters including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions (share deals, business deals and auctions), private equity transactions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and group reorganisations. He also advises companies on a variety of corporate governance issues.

Richard Moran, senior partner and head of Clarion’s corporate team, said: “Hitesh is a great lawyer who will further boost the size and experience of the Clarion corporate team.

“With our strong reputation for getting deals done, we’ve benefitted from the buoyant environment for mergers and acquisitions and have been particularly busy in 2018 – we were the most active deals adviser in Yorkshire in Q1 according to Experian MarketIQ and Hitesh’s appointment will help ensure that we continue to deliver for our clients.”

Hitesh Tailor added: “Clarion is known as a proactive, dynamic firm working with fast growing businesses and corporates, and is known for its ability to deliver large, complex transactions. I am really looking forward to being part of such a well-regarded and commercially-savvy team.”


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