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Holman Fenwick Willan continues to invest in corporate practice with Geneva Partner hire

9 August 2016

International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) continues to invest in its international corporate practice with the hire of Partner Georges Racine in Geneva.

Georges has wide ranging experience in corporate, commercial and international business law, with a particular focus on joint ventures, M&A, projects, venture capital and private equity, public-private partnerships, privatisations, concessions and international trade regulation. He has advised clients across a broad range of sectors, including energy, commodities and infrastructure, and has been lead counsel on international transactions and projects in over 25 countries worldwide, including Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas.

Commenting on Georges’s appointment, HFW’s Head of Corporate Brian Gordon said: “I am delighted to welcome Georges to our growing international corporate team. There is no doubt these are challenging times for economies across the world, but we continue to work with clients to help them take advantage of the opportunities for them to expand their businesses and Georges’s experience ensures that we are able to offer our Swiss-based and international clients on-the-ground-support for all their future corporate and commercial needs.”

Michael Buisset, Head of HFW’s Geneva office added: “We are delighted to welcome Georges to our Geneva office. His extensive experience advising clients across a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial matters enhances the capability we are able to offer both Swiss-based clients looking to grow internationally and international clients looking to trade in Switzerland.”

Prior to joining HFW, Georges was a Partner at LALIVE.