M&A Lawyer Anna Buscall Joins Arnold & Porter's Global Life Sciences and Corporate Practices in London
LONDON, 13 February 2012 -- Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP announced today that Anna Buscall has joined the firm as a partner in the London office. Anna Buscall is a leading transactional lawyer with substantial experience in the life sciences sector. She adds strong merger and acquisition and corporate finance capabilities to the firm's London office and her background complements the firm's regulatory, intellectual property and product liability capabilities.
"Anna is a highly respected M&A and capital markets lawyer, and her experience will enhance the firm's transactional capabilities," said Arnold & Porter Chair Tom Milch. "Anna's expertise not only complements our existing life sciences practice, but it will allow us to offer clients expanded transactional capabilities in the UK and Continental Europe."
She has experience in a broad range of public and private corporate transactions. Her recent work includes deals in Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer by both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, and she is particularly well known for her industry knowledge in life sciences.
"Our life sciences practice is one of the firm's strengths here in London, and Anna's addition to the team adds even greater depth," said Tim Frazer, head of Arnold & Porter's London office. "Given her skill set and experience, her work will undoubtedly extend beyond life sciences and M&A to a wide range of industries and corporate matters."
"Arnold & Porter has an exceptional life sciences practice with impressive experience across a number of areas," said Ms. Buscall. "I'm excited about the new opportunities this team presents, and I look forward to contributing to the firm's success."
Arnold & Porter's London office, established in 1997, is home to the firm's European regulatory and transactional practices. The life sciences team includes lawyers who are also qualified in medicine, toxicology, pharmacy, or other scientific disciplines. The team has strong links with local and EU trade associations, regulators, and members of the scientific community. Arnold & Porter counts some of the world's largest global pharmaceutical and medical device companies among its clients, and the firm's practice is widely recognized for its leadership in this arena. Clients have benefited from the firm's multi-disciplinary approach in life sciences that includes product liability litigation, corporate and intellectual property transactions, and regulatory, intellectual property, employment, and competition advice.