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Hester Norman

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Hester Norman is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Group based in London. She joined Baker McKenzie as a trainee in March 2018, and has completed seats in Banking & Finance, Corporate and IP Tech.

Practice Focus

Hester practices in Corporate Law and advises clients in relation to Corporate Reorganisations and general English company law matters. Her primary focus is structuring and implementing complex cross border reorganisations and she is a member of Baker McKenzie's Global Reorganisations Group.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising on a USD 1 billion joint venture in relation to the development and operation of hyperscale data centres in Europe.
  • Advising on a legal entity rationalisation following the successful implementation of a consumer healthcare joint venture between two global pharmaceutical companies. 
  • Advising on the US domestic merger of two holding companies and the subsequent restructuring of the group structure. 
  • Advising on the separation of a UK company’s commodities and financial services businesses.
  • Advising on the restoration of a company, specializing in all-inclusive holidays.
  • Advising various clients on large-scale holding company and entity rationalisation restructuring projects.
  • Advising various clients on the clean up and strike off of English group companies, and a range of other English company law matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2020)

Education

  • BPP Law School, London Holborn (Legal Practice Course , Distinction) (2018)
  • University of Law, Guildford (Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction) (2016)
  • Durham University (Geography (BSc), First Class Honours) (2015)

Languages

  • English