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Lewis Silkin’s Technology team boosted with new Dispute Resolution partner

23 January 2017

Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the addition of litigation partner, Andrew Wanambwa, to the firm’s growing technology and wider commercial teams.

Andrew brings with him extensive experience in advising major corporations, technology market innovators in emerging industries such as Fintech, and financial institutions on a broad range of commercial disputes, including trust and insolvency matters.

Previously of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and Clyde & Co, Andrew joins from Ogier where he practiced in the British Virgin Islands for two years. He is qualified in the UK, Hong Kong and the BVI, and has developed particular experience in Commonwealth of Independent States-based matters and disputes.

In addition to his market-leading expertise within the technology, IT and telecoms space, Andrew has advised clients in a broad range of key market sectors including professional services, mining, oil and transport.

Andrew was called to the Bar (England and Wales) in 2000 and was admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales) in 2002.

Giles Crown, managing partner at Lewis Silkin LLP for the division focussing on creative, innovative and brand-centric businesses comments:

“We would like to wish Andrew a warm welcome to Lewis Silkin. His impressive track record and experience will further bolster our thriving technology sector group, while he also brings additional strength and depth to our successful litigation practice more broadly."

“Andrew’s appointment represents an important addition to the team as we continue to expand our capabilities and client offering, and we look forward to working with him.”

Andrew added:

“I am thrilled to be joining Lewis Silkin. The firm’s technology team has an outstanding reputation while its international footprint offers significant opportunities, and synergies with my practice and skillset. I believe my experience will complement the firm’s offering and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success.”

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