Osborne Clarke builds finance team with investment hire
Osborne Clarke has hired partner Simon Thomas from Macfarlanes. Though Thomas worked in Macfarlanes investment management group, he will join Osborne Clarke in the firm’s financial services team.
Thomas first joined Macfarlanes in 2013, after having spent over nine years at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where he made partner. Prior to that he began his career as an associate at Dechert in 1995.
Osborne Clarke’s head of financial institutions Kate Johnson commented that Simon’s “great market profile” will make him an asset to the firm. She also highlighted his “outstanding personal client contacts.”