Lovells expands PE practice

Law firm Lovells has expanded its private equity practice with the appointment of Derek Baird as partner. Baird was previously a partner with private equity specialists Dickson Minto.

Baird (34), who has spent his entire legal career with Dickson Minto, is an experienced corporate lawyer who has specialised for more than ten years in corporate finance and private equity work and has been involved in a range of domestic and cross border institutional buyout transactions. He will join Lovells’ corporate practice, where he will focus in particular on private equity work.