Ashurst LA office grows with addition of water infrastructure expert

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    Wes joins from Holland & Knight and brings over 20 years of experience. He acts for several of the largest private water utility companies in the US, as well as leading US and international investment funds in relation to new projects, and M&A in relation to existing utilities and resources. Wes is licensed to practice in California, New York and Texas.

    "We are delighted Wes is joining Ashurst," Anna Hermelin, Co-Head of Projects, Americas and Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office said. "His expertise in the water sector as well as infrastructure M&A will be invaluable in helping the firm to capitalise on the many opportunities in the US market."

    Lee McDonald, Global Head of Projects & Real Estate added: "Wes will be a fantastic addition to the team and is a knowledgeable and well-regarded leader in his field. Across our global team, we have a great breadth of water sector knowledge and experience, and Wes' depth of US experience makes him a great asset to the firm."

    Wes said that he was looking forward to joining the firm's global group. "Ashurst’s global and US-based projects team are the perfect fit, and there is a significant amount of opportunity in this sector across the country. I look forward to bringing my US-focused water and broader transport and social infrastructure experience to Ashurst's exceptionally strong infrastructure and projects practice and to contribute to the growth of the firm’s US projects team."

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