Shearman & Sterling appts

Barney Reynolds, financial services expert, and fund management and private equity transactional lawyer Tom Price have joined Shearman & Sterling as counsel and senior associate, respectively.

Reynolds advises on a range of legal and regulatory issues relating to financial services and the financial markets, particularly in the context of banking, domestic and cross border securities trading, fund management, custody, exchanges, ATSs, insurance, Lloyd’s and on the European proposals for a single financial services market.

Tom Price, who in addition to his significant legal experience, holds an MBA from INSEAD will devote a significant amount of his time helping to build Shearman & Sterling’s institutional investment funds practice in the UK, setting up private equity and buyout funds.

He has been actively involved in deal origination through to negotiation and execution for many of the leading private equity firms and financial institutions across Europe.

Both Reynolds and Price have joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, having previously worked in the London and Paris offices.