Sean Spence is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Funds Group. He advises asset managers in connection with private equity fund formations, internal governance and ongoing fund operations.
As a US-qualified lawyer based in London, Sean maintains a global practice covering multiple fund jurisdictions across several strategies, including buyout, energy and infrastructure, real estate, credit and emerging markets funds.
Sean also advises a diverse group of institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds in connection with their global alternative investment strategies, including negotiating investments in primary and secondary transactions across a variety of vehicles and asset classes.
Sean has received several awards for his contributions to the Firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including for his tenure as chair of the Black Lawyer Affinity Group and having launched the Firm’s A Path Forward speaker series on racial equity. He has also served as a key member on the Firm’s Hiring and Summer Program Committees.
Sean was previously based in the Firm’s New York office and, prior to joining Proskauer, was an associate in the investment funds group at White & Case.