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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
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Web:
www.linklaters.com
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Tom Shropshire

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3223
Email:
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Corporate, capital markets.

Position

Tom is a US corporate and capital markets partner and co-head of our newly established Risk, Regulation and Governance Operational Intelligence Group. He has been based in London for over a decade.Tom also has experience in strategic planning and business development. Tom has significant experience in M&A and equity capital markets transactions in the United States, Europe and South Africa, having acted as the lead US adviser on a number of high-profile and complex transactions in recent years. He also provides US corporate law and SEC-reporting advice to a number of the firm’s largest clients. Key clients include AMEC, Gold Fields, Murray and Roberts, National Grid, RBS, Rio Tinto, Sibanye, Vodafone.

Career

Associate Linklaters 1998-2000; manager business development and strategy Philip Morris International Inc 2000-01; associate Linklaters 2001-06; partner 2006 to date.

Languages

Spanish.

Education

University of Southern California (1994 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Bachelor of Arts, International Relations); New York University (1998 Master of Business Administration, Finance; Juris Doctor).


Ghana

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Well known for its M&A and projects capabilities, Linklaters Business Services has a notable offering for Ghana-related work. In a recent highlight, Tom Shropshire advised Gold Fields on its joint venture with Asanko Gold; the transaction sees the companies incorporating a 50:50 joint venture company that will own the latter's 90% interest in the Asanko Gold Mine. Andrew Jones heads the Africa group; other contacts include corporate and private equity specialist Stuart Bedford and associate Kwaku Osei.

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London: Risk advisory

Corporate governance

Within: Leading individuals

Tom Shropshire - Linklaters LLP

Within: Corporate governance

Linklaters LLP's risk and resilience team provides global risk management, regulatory and governance advice to clients. The group primarily focuses on governance and compliance models, board advice, risk assessments, investigations, reporting and disclosure, and crisis management. Key practitioners  include co-head Vanessa Havard-Williams, who also leads the firm's sustainability practice and has expertise in human rights issues; co-head and corporate partner Tom Shropshire, who splits his time between London and the US; and Michael Bennett, who is global head of the dispute resolution group. Tom Cassels is also a key name for contentious work, Rachel Barrett is an expert in compliance and risk management issues, Richard Cumbley focuses on data and privacy matters, and Satindra Dogra handles fraud investigations and bribery work. Managing associate Lucy Blake is also noted for her financial crime and fraud knowledge.

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