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Clarke Willmott LLP continues to expand with the appointment of two new Partners

Clarke Willmott is delighted to welcome two new Partners to its Corporate and Social Housing teams.

Daniel Varney, former Partner of Pannone LLP, has joined our Corporate team in Manchester. Daniel has over 12 years’ experience in the market and specialises primarily in all aspects of corporate finance work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, AIM listings, public to private transactions and fundraisings, corporate re-organisations and demergers. Daniel advises clients in all sectors, both UK-based and international, including banks and listed companies to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Vicky Kells, has also joined us as Partner in our Social Housing team. Vicky specialises in charging affordable housing portfolios to lenders and security trustees. She has extensive experience of working with registered providers/registered social landlords, including large (60,000+ units) English providers, specialist registered providers and Welsh registered social landlords. Vicky has also advised UK clearing banks and building societies lending within the sector, security trustees and US counsel acting for the investors/issuers in USPP transactions. Vicky joins Clarke Willmott from Eversheds in Cardiff.

Stephen Rosser, Chief Executive, commented, “As part of our 3 year growth strategy we have been making a number of key hires across the business. As the market continues to recover we are seeing increases in work levels across the board, giving us the opportunity to expand. We are delighted to welcome Daniel and Vicky to Clarke Willmott.”