Legal community mourns passing of pillar partner

The legal community has come together in an outpouring of sorrow over the untimely passing of the well-respected Herbert Smith-Freehills partner Fiona Gardiner-Hill in February

The legal community has come together in an outpouring of sorrow over the untimely passing of well-known Herbert Smith-Freehills partner Fiona Gardiner-Hill in February.

A long-time member of the firm since joining in 1986, Fiona Gardiner-Hill was struck down suddenly at the age of 50 by a brain aneurism at an event she was attending.

A key member of the firm’s M&A team, Fiona Gardiner-Hill was known for being a skilled dealmaker, and she was appointed to the Takeovers Panel in 2013.

She is survived by her husband Richard Caldwell and her daughters Zara and Catie.

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