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Linklaters Business Services

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
Email:
Web:
https://www.linklaters.com
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Roger Barron

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3665
Email:
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Roger is a specialist in corporate law, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, demergers and reorganisations and corporate finance. He has a wide range of sector expertise, including media, telecoms, energy and utilities. Roger is also a key boardroom adviser to a number of the firm’s FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 clients, offering strategic guidance and counsel on corporate governance. Roger has mainly been based in the firm’s London office with earlier international secondments to Hong Kong, Singapore and Moscow, as well as acting for major clients on transactions in Germany. Recent transactions have included National Grid’s gas distribution network sale, Deutsche Bourse’s proposed merger with London Stock Exchange, E.ON’s demerger of Uniper and the sale of Argus Media.

Career

Trainee Linklaters London and Hong Kong 1991-93; associate London, Singapore and Moscow 1993-2001; partner London 2001 to date.

Education

New College, Oxford University (1990 MA Law); College of Law, Chester (1991 Law Society final examination).

Leisure

Music (board member of London Philharmonic Orchestra, member of Royal Opera House Development Committee), theatre and sport (Football, Rugby, Tennis and Golf). Married with three children.


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Known to clients as a 'strong lender-side adviser', Linklaters LLP represents an impressive client roster including names such as Macquarie, Allianz, First State and IFM. The team provides a full-service offering across the entire project life cycle and recently oversaw high-profile brown field M&A transactions. Jessamy Gallagher and Roger Barron (the latter now with Paul Hastings LLP ) acted for National Grid in the hive-out and sale of its gas distribution business to NGGD, a holding company formed specifically to own the business after the transaction. In the transport sector, Ian Andrews advised the Ontario Teachers' pension plan and Borealis on the sale of the HS1 group, and a consortium of investors appointed the group to oversee its £2bn acquisition of London City Airport. Stuart Rowson who recently assisted APG and ATP in their takeover of assets owned by infrastructure fund EISER including Belfast City Airport and the East Surrey pipelines.

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