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Partner; specialist area: AIM and FSMA regulation, company law and corporate finance. Recent transactions: main market reverse takeover of Ark Therapeutics Group Plc to form Premier Veterinary Group plc, acquisition of Kamanchi Ltd for Nasstar Plc, various fundraisings for Imaginatik plc and advising RFC Ambrian, Sanlam Securities and Zeus Capital on numerous fundraisings and AIM admissions.


Trained Beachcroft Stanleys; qualified 1994; LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae 1995-99; Titmuss Sainer Dechert 1999-2000; corporate finance department, Numis Securities Ltd (corporate finance) 2000-03; partner Marriott Harrison 2004.




Law Society; Solicitors Pro Bono Group; JUSTICE.


University of Glamorgan (1991 LLB Hons 2(1)); College of Law, Chester (1992 LSF).


Motoring, good food, comedy, music (Monteverdi to Morrissey), art, the life and achievements of president Richard Nixon, member of The Worshipful Company of Feltmakers.

London: Corporate and commercial

Flotations: small and mid-cap

Within: Flotations: small and mid-cap

Marriott Harrison LLP attracts a significant number of high-end mandates across the Main Market, AIM, NASDAQ First North and NEX Exchange. Complementing his private practice experience, practice head Simon Charles previously worked as a NOMAD at Numis Securities. In 2017, Charles and associate Marina Ehrlich acted for finnCap as the NOMAD and broker to Pelatro Plc (the holding company of an Indian AI marketing software business) in its AIM launch. Charles is currently assisting online training provider Wealth Dragons Group Plc with its proposed NEX Exchange admission. Other clients include Angling Direct Plc, Zeus Capital and Northland Capital Partners.

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