Will Normand

Will Normand

  • Partner

Will has been a partner in our Funds Department since 2015.

Will has a broad asset management practice advising managers on a wide range of fund products, their own governance requirements and house reorganisations and restructurings. He primarily advises listed investment funds from incorporation right through the life of the vehicle. He also advises placing agents and sponsors on listed fund transactions.

Will also has a successful private fund practice that focuses on bespoke structures driven by specific regulatory or commercial requirements. He is also increasingly advising on "retailisation" structures for alternative asset managers, including ELTIFs and the industry discussions around LTAFs.

Graduate Recruitment Partner

Will is a graduate recruitment partner and participates in various initiatives, including vacation schemes and university presentations, to guide and inspire aspiring solicitors looking to start their career in the City, and at Travers Smith.

Industry recognition

Will is a regular speaker at prestigious conferences including the London Stock Exchange's United States Listed Fund Conferences in Boston and New York, the Guernsey Finance Funds Master Class series and the Jersey Finance Funds Conference. He is listed as a 'Leading Individual' in The Legal 500, and is ranked in Chambers and Partners UK 2021.

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