New hires – Corporate expert joins Coffin Mew

Posted on: August 16th, 2018

International corporate transactions specialist Tim Watkins joins Coffin Mew’s Thames Valley region to strengthen the firm’s depth of expertise and market knowledge.

Partner Tim Watkins joins our Corporate team from an independent legal practice in the United Arab Emirates, where he spent 15 years managing cross border acquisitions and high profile commercial projects. These include the establishment of Abu Dhabi’s national airline, Etihad Airways.

“With Coffin Mew recently announcing turnover growth exceeding 30 percent, I am delighted to be joining at what is clearly an important time,” Tim says.

“I hope my extensive corporate experience, combined with my strong understanding of the commercial realities within which large international firms must operate, will support Coffin Mew’s ambition to become a £20m firm by 2020. I am also very pleased to return to the UK after working overseas for so long.”

Tim is the latest strategic hire at the firm, which is seeking to build its market share, visibility and client portfolios across all its key sectors.

CEO Miles Brown adds: “We are excited to see what Tim will bring in terms of knowledge, expertise and contacts. His appointments is part of a wider strategy to increase our investment, deliver growth plans for the firm and broaden our service offer to privately owned and managed businesses. I warmly welcome Tim to the Coffin Mew family and wish him every success going forward.”