Linklaters appoints Scott Bowie as head of its Global U.S. Practice

Linklaters is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Bowie as head of its Global U.S. Practice. The role is designed to further develop the firm’s Global U.S. law offering, enhancing its reputation as one of the strongest and most integrated cross-border U.S. law practices in the market. Scott will continue to advise clients throughout his term. The appointment is effective from today and will also see Scott sit on the firm’s Executive Committee.

Scott joined Linklaters in 2005 to add U.S. law capability to the firm’s market-leading Investment Management Group (‘IMG’), serving as global head of IMG since 2010. He has represented some of the world’s leading global asset managers, advising on many of the industry’s most complex and innovative investment funds and products.

Commenting on Scott’s appointment, Linklaters’ firmwide managing partner, Simon Davies, said:

“Our Global U.S. Practice is a fundamental component of our global offering. Scott’s experience and global outlook, make him ideally suited to leading and developing our reputation as one of the market’s strongest cross-border U.S. law offerings. Our aim is to help our U.S. clients achieve their global goals by supporting them through an outstanding global network, and our international clients realize their ambitions in the U.S. and Latin America through the strength of our Global U.S. Practice.”

Linklaters’ Global U.S. Practice includes 45 partners/200 lawyers practicing in 12 countries. It both operates within and complements an exceptionally strong international network that is renowned for its market-leading track record on cross-border matters. Advising clients through three broad divisions (Corporate, Dispute Resolution, and Finance & Projects), the focus of our Global U.S. Practice is to leverage the firm’s global strengths to advise corporates, financial institutions and governmental organizations on complex U.S. law transactions, regulatory concerns and disputes wherever they may arise.