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Mishcon de Reya

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Dean Poster

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Corporate.

Position

Dean is a partner in the corporate department, handling major transactions. His practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and on property-related corporate work, with the latter including deals in excess of £1.5bn. Client companies come from a wide range of industries, most notably telecoms, media and financial services, and among them are names such as Matterhorn Capital, CB Richard Ellis and Dover Corporation. Ranked as a leading lawyer for M&A deals between £50m and £250m, The Legal 500 has this to say: ‘Cleints attest that Dean Poster is “one of the best lawyers we have ever encountered”’. Dean joined the firm in April 2010 from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliff, where he had been a partner. Prior to this he was Coudert Brothers head of UK corporate and commercial law, and managing partner of the London office.

Career

Trained Nabarro Nathanson; associate Nabarro Nathanson; associate Coudert Brothers, then partner and managing partner; partner Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; partner Mishcon de Reya

Education

Leicester University (LLB Hons).

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