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Our market leading private equity team provides efficient and commercially driven legal advice and services, based on our deep understanding of the sector and broad industry expertise. Our capability spans the entire life cycle of this dynamic asset class, from fund formation, through investment, to exits and beyond.  With a multi-disciplinary team, we advise on all facets of private equity and are regularly instructed to act for clients in many of the highest profile and most prestigious funds and transactions.

Our PE team is substantial and consists of over 40 talented individuals dedicated to private equity, many drawn from prominent onshore law firms. Our group is distinguished by its ability to handle complex, cross border matters, while being both responsive to our clients’ needs and able to adapt swiftly as their requirements change. We reinforce this with a rigorous knowledge sharing strategy and a market-leading lawyer development programme.

The expertise within our group extends across our international network of offices, with significant bench strength throughout our global team. Significantly, our lawyers are also plugged in to changes and developments in the private equity industry. We have representation on key industry bodies and are directly involved in shaping regulatory reform in our jurisdictions.  This means that our lawyers can employ the most innovative structures in the market with an understanding based on wide-ranging experience in the sector and in key international financial centres.

Advising on the laws of the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, we match the most appropriate jurisdiction to a client's particular situation. This flexibility and reach, ensures that as one firm we collectively deliver the most relevant service and advice, all through our Partner-led teams.  Our unique single partnership equity pool means there is no internal agenda – our sole focus is on the delivery of the very best service and advice for our clients.

Our Private Equity Services

With a market based approach to private equity, we ensure a complete range of services is provided in each of our key geographic centres of focus, so wherever a client is based or happens to be involved in a deal, we have a dedicated team of specialists in place.

Services include:

  • Fund Formation
  • Offshore Fund Advisory Services
  • Investor Advisory Services
  • Private Equity Financing
  • Corporate Services
  • Fund raising
  • Investment & Transactions
  • Realisation /Exit
  • Disputes

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Regional Contacts

Alex Last

Alex Last
T +1 345 814 9243

Ben Robins

Ben Robins
T +44 1534 676 475

Paul Christopher Paul Christopher
Managing Partner, 
Hong Kong
T +852 3995 5700


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