Guernsey law firm, Babbé LLP, has strengthened its Corporate team, with the appointment of South African lawyer, Amy Parker.
With over six years of practising post-qualification experience, Amy joins Babbé as an Associate, bringing extensive knowledge of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, securities transactions and corporate advisory, shareholder activism and litigation and corporate governance. She was appointed Group Company Secretary to a number of private and public companies in South Africa.
Prior to joining Babbé, Amy was part of the team of lead attorneys for the divestment of a wholly owned subsidiary by a South African Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Public Company, amongst other transactions of a substantial value.
Amy holds a bachelor of Commerce and Law degree from the University of Stellenbosch and has been admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Amy said: “I am looking forward to leveraging my skills across a range of complex and innovative instructions with one of Guernsey’s oldest law firms, becoming part of the team and getting to know Guernsey.”
Babbé’s Managing Partner, Nick Robison, said: “Amy’s arrival at Babbé is excellent timing as our Corporate team continues to grow. As an independent law firm, we are widely recognised at Babbé for the depth of experience of our lawyers and I am delighted someone of Amy’s calibre has joined us. She will add real value to our corporate offering and to our client relationships, which we value highly.”