(LONDON) Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP announced today that Edward A. Tran has joined the firm's Corporate practice as a partner in London.

"Edward has extensive experience as an advisor to clients in a wide range of industries internationally. This will expand our ability to identify and resolve complex legal issues that business enterprises across the globe face," said Katten Chairman Roger P. Furey.

Tran has a broad range of experience in both corporate and real estate matters, having advised on transactions involving the UK, other parts of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America. He has counseled clients on joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals, structured investments, private equity, debt and equity financings, and investment fund matters.

"Edward's hiring underscores the firm's continued commitment to expand the London office and adds to our broader corporate, corporate real estate and asset management practices here," said Peter Sugden, managing partner of Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP. "His strong capabilities further enhances our capabilities in relation to complex transactional work."

Tran has particular experience in the real estate sector. He frequently advises on joint venture arrangements, closed-end funds and other investments where real estate is the underlying asset. He also regularly advises investors on their fund investments and co-investments. Tran, who has been based in London for more than ten years, has also practiced in New York City and Silicon Valley.