22 May 2020 - Article
April 25, 2011- Withers Bergman, the international law firm, is pleased to announce that Glen Roberts has joined the firm as a partner, based primarily in its New York office. He was previously a partner at SNR Denton. In Mr. Roberts’ global investment management and finance practice, he advises a worldwide base of clients on all aspects of capital formation and deployment. As a dual-qualified (NY/UK) lawyer, his practice dovetails with Withers’ renowned expertise focused on providing sophisticated cross-border advice to a global range of investment managers, financial and governmental institutions and entrepreneurs.
“We are delighted that Glen is joining our Corporate team,” said Ivan Sacks, the New York Office Managing Director of Withers Bergman LLP. “He brings our clients a wealth of international legal expertise and experience, especially with international investors and financial institutions. Withers is expanding its corporate and commercial practice to meet the needs of our global clients, and Glen will strengthen and reinforce our practice. In addition, Glen’s knowledge in the field of Islamic finance will be of real value to our clients who follow the ethical restrictions on investing found in Islamic law, as well as to the investment managers and financial institutions who advise these investors.”
In addition to his extensive practice with investment managers and other institutions around the globe, Mr. Roberts has particular experience with the Middle East and Islamic Asia. The trade journal Islamic Finance News previously named Mr. Roberts as one of a select group of “Leading Lawyers” in the fields of shari’ah investment funds and Islamic project finance.