McDermott Strengthens Global Transactions Practice With Another Senior Corporate Appointment In London


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has appointed Kashif Siddiqui a partner in its Global Transactions Practice in London. With over a decade of experience, Kashif specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, investment funds, joint ventures and restructurings.

“Kashif is a high-calibre lawyer that will meet the growing demands of our clients who are active in both M&A and private equity transactions,” said Harris Siskind, Global Head of the Firm’s Transactions Practice. “Kashif’s experience will be particularly valuable as we continue to enhance our global corporate and private equity transactions platform.”

Kashif has significant expertise and has acted for a number of the bulge bracket investment banks, private equity firms, multinational companies, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. With previous experience at a Magic Circle firm, his key sectors include renewable energy, fintech and private wealth.

“Kashif is a dynamic and experienced lawyer and has a very good mix between corporate and private equity. Our clients will benefit greatly from the depth of his experience and business intelligence working on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and restructurings,” said Hamid Yunis, Managing Partner of the Firm’s London office.

“I am thrilled to be joining McDermott. It has an outstanding international platform that will benefit my clients and a stellar reputation both in London and around the world for the quality of its work, its culture and its focus on providing outstanding client service,” said Kashif Siddiqui.

“We continue to invest in Corporate, Private Equity, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Infrastructure, Private Client and Litigation. This has resulted in recent high-calibre appointments, including Ranajoy Basu, Mark Fine, Aymen Mahmoud, Mark Fennessy, Simon Airey, Michael Darowski, Sunay Radia, Ignatius Hwang, Merrick White and Marcia Shekerdemian QC. We will invest further in building on our strengths, and adapt our offering, as our clients’ needs evolve,” added Hamid.

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