Euromoney Legal Media Group shortlisted Adam Runcorn in the M&A/Private Equity category and Josefine Sommer in the Life Sciences category at its inaugural Europe Rising Stars Awards. The Awards celebrate up-and-coming lawyers under the age of 40 across a range of practice areas. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held on November 7.
Adam is a senior associate in Sidley’s London office. His practice encompasses all areas of private equity transactions including leveraged buyouts, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, structured equity, equity growth investments and platform formations, equity and debt restructurings and management equity plans, as well as general corporate advice. Adam has represented clients such as Apollo Global Management, Bain Capital, Blackstone, H.I.G. Europe, Oaktree Capital Management, OpCapita, TowerBrook Capital Partners and TPG in a range of complex matters.
Josefine is a Senior Associate in Sidley’s Brussels office and a member of the firm’s Global Life Sciences team. Josefine advises on EU Law relevant to medicinal products, in particular on compliance with and enforcement of EU Good Clinical Practice, as well as the new EU Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulations.