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Linklaters Business Services

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
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10 LONDON CITY EC3
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Linklaters Business Services, Stephen Griffin, London EC2Y, ENGLAND

Stephen Griffin

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3262
Email:
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Stephen is a corporate partner in the London office, specialising in UK company law and in UK and international public and private M&A. He has completed secondments in the Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai offices, and has advised on deals in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and South America. Significant transactions in recent years include advising BP on the US$27bn sale of its 50% share in TNK-BP to Rosneft, the major Russian integrated oil and gas company; BP on the reorganisation and dual-track IPO and US$9bn private sale process of its chemicals business, Innovene; RBS on the £1.9bn sale of its Global Merchant Services business to Advent and Bain; AstraZeneca on its takeover of Cambridge Antibody Technology PLC by way of a recommended cash offer; a consortium led by Gerry Ford on its recommended cash offer for Caffè Nero Group plc; and Citi on its strategic investment in Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, the first investment in a Chinese listed bank by an international bank.

Career

Trained Linklaters, London (including five months’ secondment to the corporate department, Moscow); qualified 1998; associate capital markets department 1998-99; associate corporate department 1999-2001; solicitor 2001-03; managing associate 2003-07; partner 2007 to date.

Languages

German, Russian.

Education

University College London (1995 LLB First Class Hons Law with German Law); College of Law, London (1996 Legal Practice Course – Distinction).

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