Trowers & Hamlins promotes Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie to partner

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has announced the promotion of 10 lawyers to its partnership, effective from 1 July 2023. The promotions span across multiple offices, including London, Birmingham, Exeter, Bahrain, and Malaysia, and cover various practice areas such as Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Real Estate, International Banking and Finance, and International Corporate. 

Sara Bailey, Trowers & Hamlins’ Senior Partner, commented: 

“Congratulations to each of our new partners. All have made significant contributions to the firm and added real value both through their client work and through living our values. A strong and collegiate partnership is key to our continued success and the future of the firm and I look forward to working with all of them as we take Trowers forward.”   

One of the newly promoted partners, Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie (pictured), from the MENA Region and specializes in International Corporate matters. Benjamin previously served as a senior associate in Trowers & Hamlins’ Bahrain office, focusing on capital markets, company mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, and regulatory issues. 

With extensive experience in the Middle East, Benjamin provides legal counsel to both international and regional clients involved in investments in the region. He has advised banking institutions, private equity investors, and sovereign wealth funds on various matters. Benjamin’s expertise includes assisting clients with fund structuring involving assets and investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as drafting the necessary documentation for such arrangements. 

In addition to his corporate practice, Benjamin also advises clients on digital services and data protection, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations in an increasingly digital world.