DLA Piper grows Corporate/M&A practice in London with leading partner hire

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Tracey Renshaw as a partner in its Corporate practice, based in London.

Tracey will be joining the firm from Clifford Chance in Australia, where she has been a partner since 2011 and also served as co-head of their global oil & gas group. She specialises in M&A in the oil & gas and mining sectors. Tracey is experienced in advising on public company takeovers, capital raisings, joint ventures and private company and business acquisitions (including with private equity involvement).

Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Corporate Group, Bob Bishop, said: “Tracey is an experienced M&A practitioner with considerable experience in the energy sector. She has advised on some of the most high-profile and complex transactions in the oil & gas industry, and her expertise will add depth to our practice and real value to our clients. I am confident that she will play a key role in strengthening our sector-focused offering.”

This appointment continues a busy period for DLA Piper’s international Corporate group. In the last 12 months, the firm has hired 11 new partners including: Benjamin Aller and Julien Vandenbussche in Paris; Simon Vogel and Gerald Schumann in Munich; Roland Maass in Frankfurt; Martin Nelson-Jones in London; Yang Ge in Beijing; Evgeny Glukhov in Moscow; Philip Lee in Singapore; Éanna Mellett in Dublin; and Henk Arnold Sijnja in Amsterdam.

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