William Akman is an associate based in the London office of Morrison & Foerster and is a member of the Corporate Group. He specialises in cross-border transactions with a particular focus on the technology and finance sectors.

Mr Akman advises multinational corporations, financial institutions and individual investors on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, and general corporate advisory matters.

Before qualifying into Morrison & Foerster’s Corporate Group, Mr Akman gained experience in private investment funds, acquisition leveraged finance, derivatives, business restructuring and insolvency.

Mr Akman also spent six months at Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office where he worked on multi-jurisdictional matters for both private and public companies in a number of industry sectors.

He received his LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Cardiff in 2014 and subsequently gained an MSc in Law, Business and Management whilst contemporaneously completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Moorgate in 2016.

Mr Akman is also a member of the firm’s Private Equity Investments and Buyouts Group, the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Group, the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Group; and the Blockchain and Smart Contracts Group.

He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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