DLA Piper boosts London Corporate practice with major partner hire

DLA Piper today announces that Martin Nelson-Jones will be joining the firm as a partner in its Corporate practice, based in London.

Martin will be joining the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a partner since 2001 and served as co-head of their global infrastructure and transport sector group. He specialises in M&A and has worked across a range of sectors, including energy and infrastructure. Martin advises both corporates and financial investors.

Bob Bishop, partner and Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Corporate Group, said: "Martin is a highly regarded practitioner with a wealth of experience in M&A and in the infrastructure, transport and energy sectors. He has advised on a number of industry shaping transactions and his appointment will boost our London Corporate practice and reflects our commitment to further develop our global infrastructure capabilities."