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From our London headquarters we advise our international client base on complex legal matters in a pragmatic and commercial way.

We focus on developing a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and the sectors in which they operate. We provide targeted legal advice quickly and efficiently to meet our clients' business and personal needs.
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We advise listed and private companies, institutions and individuals from across the globe in one of the world's principal financial and commercial centres.

Our London office boasts some of the City's leading lawyers. The challenging and exciting nature of our work enables us to attract some of the brightest talent in the legal profession, across a range of specialist areas. Our clients benefit from this great strength in depth because we can deploy the right people with the right level of expertise at the right time.

Our teams of lawyers work together to deliver a consistently high quality level of service across a broad range of practice areas and sectors. We deliver creative and robust legal solutions to the complex problems faced by our clients. We explain those solutions in straight forward language that our clients can understand.

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Tchenguiz

In one of the largest disputes of the past decade, the ongoing multi-faceted Tchenguiz litigation, we have achieved a series of victories including securing jurisdiction against Kaupthing Bank Hf and a successful Judicial Review challenge against the SFO.

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc.

We advised TPG Specialty Lending (TPG) on the English aspects of a financing for Marlin Equity Partners' SEK443m acquisition of IBS AB, a leading global company offering integrated ERP, WMS and supply chain solutions. We also advised TPG Specialty Lending on the English financing aspects of Eli Global's acquisition of Helix Health (a leading provider of pharmacy and practice management software across the UK and Ireland) and Socrates Healthcare.

Next Energy Solar Fund

We advised Next Energy Solar Fund's subsidiaries in relation to a two year substantial revolving loan facility with Macquarie Bank Limited, London Branch (as lender). The purpose of the facility was to fund the costs of acquiring, constructing and commissioning solar PV projects in England and Wales.

LIBOR and FX Spot manipulation allegations 

Advised financial institutions and high net worth individuals involved in LIBOR and FX Spot manipulation allegations on complex issues of legal privilege, whistleblowing and employee incentives, including successfully litigating on these issues.

Board of the Pension Protection Fund ("PPF"), dispute on compensation

Represented the PPF in an ongoing dispute, effectively seeking to challenge the scope of PPF compensation (Grenville Holden Hampshire v The Board of the Pension Protection Fund [2014]).

DNB Bank ASA and Mizuho Corporate Bank

We acted for both banks for the US$608 million restructuring of the 2011 joint venture vehicle established by Teekay Corporation and Marubeni Corporation for the acquisition of AP Moeller-Maersk's LNG shipping business.

ING Real Estate, £325 million Redevelopment and Refinancing, London

We acted for ING Real Estate and Berlin-Hannoversche Hypothekenbank on the redevelopment and financing of the iconic riverside building Sea Containers’ House part of which now comprises the flagship Mondrian hotel.  

Piramal Healthcare UK Limited

We advised Piramal in relation to a £20 million term, revolving and receivables financing provided by HSBC Bank plc.

Cofely GDF Suez

Advising Cofely GDF Suez (one of the world's largest energy companies) on the acquisition of Lend Lease's UK facilities management business. We advised Cofely GDF Suez on all legal aspects of the acquisition, including tax, pensions and projects. 

Financial Reporting Council

Advising in relation to the public interest cases brought by the FRC and its predecessor, the Joint Disciplinary Scheme, including representing a Big 4 firm where the adequacy of its audit of the a global investment bank was questioned.
 
Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2182
M: +44 7920 287171 Email Rebecca | vCard Office: London

Edward  Davis

Edward Davis Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2327
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Alex Davis

Alex Davis Practice group leader

T: +44 20 7809 2671
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Tom Nicholls

Tom Nicholls Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2555
M: +44 7843 517 965 Email Tom | vCard Office: London

Tammy Samuel

Tammy Samuel Partner and co head of rail

T: +44 20 7809 2227
M: +44 7766 991 053 Email Tammy | vCard Office: London

Paul Thwaite

Paul Thwaite Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2341
M: +44 7881 913 246 Email Paul | vCard Office: London

Mark Catchpole

Mark Catchpole Consultant

T: +44 20 7809 2059
M: +44 7767 624 975 Email Mark | vCard Office: London

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