Deepak Purushothaman

Deepak Purushothaman

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed partner Deepak Purushothaman to its nationwide financial services team.

Purushothaman will advise banks, financial institutions, and borrowers on asset-based lending, invoice finance, leveraged finance, general banking, restructuring, regulated consumer finance and real estate finance matters.

He joins Weightmans from Hill Dickinson and has previously worked at DLA Piper and Jones Day.

Matthew Williamson, head of corporates, commented: 'Deepak enhances the national financial services offering at Weightmans, following an incredible year of growth and success stories, which included advising on the establishment of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II and the Midlands Engine Investment Fund II. We are delighted to welcome Deepak to the firm to further the growth of the segment and the wider business.'

Purushothaman added: 'I’m looking to utilise my experience and contacts to help establish Weightman’s banking team as one of the leading practices in the North West region, to expand the team’s capabilities and reputation nationwide and to contribute to our ambition of becoming a Top 30 law firm. Weightmans was a natural choice, due to its professional approach, impressive ambitions and excellent reputation as an employer'.