Top law firm partner set to join Belfast city rival Arthur Cox
The head of law firm Pinsent Masons' Belfast office has joined rival Arthur Cox in a new role.
Paul McBride will become corporate and commercial partner at the Northern Ireland practice later this year.
Mr McBride has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance.
Among his work, Mr McBride has advised Terra Firma on the sale of Phoenix Natural Gas to Hastings, as well as leading the team advising W&R Barnett Limited on its acquisition of the molasses trading and bulk liquid storage business of Tate & Lyle plc.
Speaking about the appointment, Catriona Gibson, managing partner at Arthur Cox's Belfast office, said: "Arthur Cox is one of the largest and most respected law firms in Northern Ireland. Our scale and expertise is unsurpassed in the local market, and Paul's arrival will further enhance the first-class service levels we deliver for clients."