Tony Roberts Joins Top Regional Law Firm Pictons From Herbert Smith Freehills

Tony Roberts has joined top regional law firm Pictons as Head of Corporate from Herbert Smith Freehills. Pictons, which has offices in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, offers a full range of corporate and other legal services.

Tony has considerable corporate experience, which includes merger and acquisition transactions and commercial contracts, through working in the London and Moscow offices of Herbert Smith Freehills and which he now brings to Pictons.

Tony says: “I am delighted to join the Pictons team, which has earned an enviable reputation throughout the Home Counties. As the recovery takes hold in 2014, clients are experiencing an upturn in activity across a range of sectors. This provides great opportunities for Pictons and I am looking forward to developing the practice further over the exciting period ahead.”

Jacqueline Webb, Chairman of Pictons and Head of its Commercial department commented: “We spent considerable time choosing the right person to develop and expand our already successful corporate team. The partners of Pictons appointed Tony not only because he was an outstanding candidate with a very impressive track record but also because he understands Pictons’ entrepreneurial yet personal approach to business.”

Tony will be predominantly based at Pictons in Luton, while also working from its other offices in Milton Keynes, Hemel Hempstead and Tring.