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Nicholas Greenacre

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Employment, Compensation & Benefits, Tax, Financial Institutions Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions




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London: Human resources

Employee share schemes

Within: Employee share schemes

White & Case LLP's strength in the technology and financial services sectors 'remains strong' with a client base including RBS, Avast Software and UBS. Recent mandates include advising Brammer on the incentives aspects of its acquisition by Advent International, acting for the Smithfield Group on the incentive components of its sale of Innovia to CCL Industries and assisting Franklin Templeton Investments with its international share incentive plans. Department head Nicholas Greenacre is 'an excellent team member'; other key individuals include senior associate Helen Levendi, who is active in the private equity and technology spaces; and consultant Euan Fergusson.

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Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

White & Case LLP 'stands out for its responsiveness, usability, quality and pragmatism of advice' in the technology and private equity sectors; clients include Ameriprise, Avast Software, Digital Realty and Smithfield Group. The group's recent work includes advising EP UK Investments on the employment elements of its acquisition of two combined cycle gas turbine power stations and a gas substation project, acting for Lightsource on the employment components of the sale of a stake in its business to BP, and handling the employment aspects of Accomable's sale to Airbnb. Nicholas Greenacre is the London and EMEA practice head, and Oliver Brettle is another key figure. Helen Levendi made partner in January 2019. Former practice co-head Stephen Ravenscroft joined Memery Crystal LLP in 2018.

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