Ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’ on Trade law by Legal 500 UK, Aline Doussin heads the UK trade team. As a dual-qualified lawyer (Avocat au Barreau de Paris and Solicitor in England and Wales), she divides her time between Paris and London and assists companies on the full range of international trade law and policy issues, including export control, sanctions, anti-money laundering, customs, trade compliance, trade remedies, and anti-corruption.
Tom is a partner in the Corporate team in Baker McKenzie’s London office. He advises clients on mergers and acquisitions and broader corporate strategy with a focus on businesses operating in complex, global environments, and on the consumer and industrials sectors. Tom is a member of the Firm’s M&A Practice Group, as well as its Consumer Goods & Retail (CG&R) and Industrials, Manufacturing and Transportation (IMT) Industry Groups.
Tom has previously spent two years working in the Firm’s office in Dubai and maintains a strong interest in trade and investment between the Middle East and the UK.
In addition to client work, Tom is actively involved in the Firm’s mental wellbeing initiatives. Tom was shortlisted as a Rising Star – Private Practice at the British Legal Awards 2020.
Helen Brown is a partner in the London IT/Commercial Department. Together with Julia Hemmings and David Scott, she co-heads the heads our Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group in London
With over 25 years of experience, Helen advises on all aspects of offline and online sales to consumers including issues relating to data privacy, sales promotion and advertising with particular focus on the fashion retail and digital media sectors. She has extensive experience of advising and negotiating distribution, agency and franchising agreements. Helen also assists companies on the legal aspects of promotional activities and tie-ups with charities.
David is an experienced M&A partner based in Baker McKenzie’s London office. He is Co-Head of our Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group in London, and Graduate Recruitment Partner for the London office. He is a member of the Firm’s M&A Practice Group, as well as its Consumer Goods & Retail and Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Groups.
Ankur is responsible for development of new insurance solutions for digital assets such as cryptocurrency. He works closely with the business’s New York based Digital Asset Risk Transfer (DART) team, which offers risk transfer solutions to firms operating in the areas of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital assets.