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Morgan Lewis appoints in London

Law firm Morgan Lewis has appointed Tom Cartwright as a partner in the business and finance practice, resident in London. He advises private equity and hedge funds based in London and New York and counsels family offices located in Dubai, Istanbul and London.


Morgan Lewis today announces that accomplished private equity and investment funds lawyer, Tom Cartwright has joined the firm as a partner in the Business and Finance Practice, resident in London.

Mr. Cartwright was most recently a partner in the Private Equity and Investment Funds groups at another international law firm. He advises leading private equity and hedge funds based in London and New York and counsels family offices located in Dubai, Istanbul and London.

“Tom will add experience and excellence to our growing representation of private equity and hedge funds in London, and expand our M&A practice in the UK,” said Firm Chair, Francis M. Milone. “We are pleased and proud to add a lawyer of his caliber.”

“We welcome Tom to the practice as he will deepen our cross-border transactional offering and ability to provide a high level of counsel to active investors in a multitude of industry sectors within the private equity arena,” said Charles Engros, leader of Morgan Lewis’s Business and Finance Practice. “Additionally, his experience advising family offices in the Middle East will help us to better serve a growing contingent of clients in the region.”

“Tom’s addition continues the expansion and meaningful transformation that our London office has undergone in recent years as part of an effort to provide UK and international clients counsel across a broad range of matters,” said Christopher Harrison, Co-Managing Partner of Morgan Lewis’s London office. “Tom’s skill set and experience will be well integrated with that of our fund formation lawyers and enhance our ability to assist funds considering investment in the UK and Europe,” he added.

About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
With the capability to see private equity clients from acquisition through disposition of their portfolio companies, including servicing a full range of operational legal needs during the interim holding period, Morgan Lewis’s Private Equity Practice marshals the firm’s international resources across dozens of practices. We have represented private equity clients in numerous transactions across multiple industries. We have continually been recognized as a top 10 transactional firm according to league tables from Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, Bloomberg and Buyouts and the practice and its attorneys have been recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and Legal 500. Learn more about the Private Equity Practice.

Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers more than 1,600 legal professionals—including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 25 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes—from globally established industry leaders to just conceived start-ups.