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We are delighted to welcome two new members to our growing team at Pinney Talfourd; Lee Kirby and Edward Garston.
Edward joins our Commercial team as a Senior Associate. Edward has considerable corporate and commercial experience and specialises in company acquisitions and disposals, business sales and purchases, commercial agreements, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, joint ventures and debt or equity investment arrangements. His experience has been in sectors as diverse as transport and logistics, manufacturing, care services, software and IT businesses and support services.
Having originally worked in the financial markets, Edward’s niche expertise is lending arrangements. His background offers him a unique advantage within corporate finance transactions and he is regularly instructed by banks, financial institutions and private and subordinate lenders.
Edward’s experience and expertise adds further weight and depth to our Commercial team.
Lee joins us as our Practice Director, tasked with developing the efficiency and effectiveness of our lawyers and working environment to maximise our abilities to deliver excellent client service and cost effective advice to our clients.
Lee is a senior HR, administration, operations and finance professional who has worked in the legal industry for over 30 years mostly at a number of large central London law firms. Lee is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD (MCIPD), a Fellow Member of Association of Accounting Technicians (FMAAT) and a member of The Legal Institute of Finance and Administration (ILFM).
Philip Cockram, Managing Partner, said of the appointments “Edward and Lee both have fantastic skills and experience and I am delighted to welcome them to the Firm. Both have an instinctive understanding of our culture and absolute commitment to the expertise of our lawyers and providing excellent service to our clients”.