Alternative assets law firm MJ Hudson has appointed two senior M&A/venture capital lawyers – Karma Samdup and Graham Nicholson.
Samdup, previously of CMS Cameron McKenna, joins as a partner of the firm to lead the venture practice.
Samdup brings to the firm his strong reputation for advising start-ups and high-growth companies, as well as angels and VCs in the technology and life sciences sectors.Samdup also has extensive experience of advising corporate and management teams on public and private M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions and joint ventures.
Previously an equity partner in SJ Berwin’s private equity group, Nicholson has experience advising across a broad range of private equity transactions, including buy-outs, development capital transactions, fund related transactions and private equity real estate. Nicholson has 25 years of corporate law experience both in law practice and in business. Graham joins as a consultant.
Eamon Devlin (pictured), managing partner at MJ Hudson, says: “Following our recent merger with Jersey-based firm VerrasLaw, these two senior hires represent a new milestone in MJ Hudson’s continued growth and further strengthen our ability to advise on mid-market M&A transactions and high-growth businesses. Karma and Graham are both seasoned private equity/venture capital lawyers and will add to the industry experience within the team. We are delighted that they are coming on board to help develop our private equity practice and advise our growing client base.”
Samdup says: “This is an exciting time for MJ Hudson and I am thrilled to be a part of it. The firm has strong ambitions for its venture high-growth investments practice and i look forward to the challenge of helping the firm realise its growth.”
Nicholson says: “I look forward to joining MJ Hudson and bringing my M&A and private equity experience and network to this dynamic firm.”