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Trowers & Hamlins appoints former investment banker as new Oman Partner

Roger Byrne, a former investment banker is to join the highly rated Middle Eastern corporate team at Trowers & Hamlins, the International law firm.

Relocating from Australia, Roger is to join the firm’s Oman office. He was formerly the Director of an Australian corporate advisory house, having previously worked at Global Markets Capital Group LLC, a New York based investment bank.

Before this Roger was a Partner at Clayton Utz, rated as one of Australia’s most prestigious law firms.

With this rare financial and legal background, Roger has in-depth knowledge of M&A, corporate finance and regulatory work.

As an investment banker, Roger was a lead advisor on the first M&A between two Australian publicly listed biotechnology companies and has advised on a number of IPOs and private equity deals.

Jonathan Adlington, Senior Partner, Trowers & Hamlins comments: “Roger brings a distinctive mix of financial and legal advisory knowledge to the table.”

“Roger’s rare skills set gives him an exceptional insight to all aspects of the transactional process. He will play a valuable role in the expansion of our presence in the Middle East.”