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Foot Anstey Bolsters 2024 start with seasoned addition

Foot Anstey Bolsters 2024 start with seasoned addition


Foot Anstey enriches its Commercial team as Sam Elworthy, a highly experienced lawyer, joins as Partner

Kicking off the year on a high note, Foot Anstey proudly welcomes Sam Elworthy to its esteemed Commercial team as a Partner.

Sam arrives at Foot Anstey armed with an impressive legal background, having spent 12 years at Travers Smith in the City before becoming part of Temple Bright in 2013 and spearheading the launch of their London office.

His expertise spans various commercial domains, ranging from franchising, agency, licensing, distribution, sponsorship, concession, supply chains, outsourcing, to hotel management arrangements.

Sam's forte lies in managing 'separation' exercises within corporate transactions, adeptly handling the drafting and negotiation of transitional services arrangements. His extensive experience also encompasses joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, strategic alliances, and tailor-made projects.

Expressing his excitement about joining Foot Anstey, Sam remarked, "I've long held Foot Anstey in high regard for their forward-thinking approach. Joining their vast commercial team outside London presents an invigorating challenge. Their commitment to understanding clients and supporting their objectives is truly commendable."

Karen Bates, Partner and Head of Commercial at Foot Anstey, lauded Sam's arrival, highlighting his wealth of experience. Bates emphasized Sam's significant role in enhancing the firm's franchising offerings, particularly citing his work with SSP, a major global player in food and beverage outlets within the travel sector, since 2014 in an outsourced in-house capacity.

Sam Elworthy's addition to Foot Anstey marks a promising start to 2024, demonstrating the firm's commitment to fortifying its legal capabilities. His breadth of expertise augurs well for the firm's ability to serve clients across diverse commercial landscapes, promising further growth and excellence.

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