Squire Patton Boggs

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Maintains a solid corporate advisory practice, often assisting with restructuring mandates. Acts for Russian and international clients from a variety of sectors, including TMT and retail.

Strengths Clients are quick to highlight the team's attentive and diligent nature: "I can trust that every detail, every page is perfect; the attention to detail, the insight, the technical approach is really very good."

Interviewees highlight the speed of replies. "We're getting very quick answers. This is also very important for me because mainly all the issues and questions that we have are very urgent. The company needs very fast decision-making and they're very comfortable for us in this way."

Notable practitioners

Practice head
Patrick Brooks
advises Russian and international clients on corporate structuring and governance mandates. He is also qualified to practise in the USA. He is further noted for his activity in the private equity space. "He's experienced, he's done so many transactions. He understands how to negotiate deals," a client says, adding that as a result "he's got a good feel for what will or will not work in a transaction." Another client adds: "He takes a constructive, commercial approach in negotiations. He's able to focus negotiations, he's very much in the room."