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Jon is a partner who specialises in advising public and private companies, entrepreneurs and investment banks on public takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, reverse takeovers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and reorganisations, IPOs and secondary issues (including rights issues, placings and open offers). Independently recognised for his responsiveness, thoroughness and firm technical grasp, in the last two years Jon has advised on UK and multi-jurisdictional transactions worth over £1 billion. He is a regular speaker on public takeovers.
Bristol University (LLB (Hons)).
London: Corporate and commercial
Flotations: small and mid-cap
Within: Leading individuals
Jon Harris - Pinsent Masons LLP
Within: Flotations: small and mid-cap
Pinsent Masons LLP has an enviable track record in mid-cap offerings involving complex cross-border issues, and is equally adept in business-critical small-cap deals. Practice head Jon Harris is ‘one of the leaders of his generation’ and Russell Booker is ‘an experienced and level-headed corporate lawyer with excellent knowledge of the listing process’. Shore Capital and Falkland Oil & Gas are recent clients.
M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m
Within: M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m
Pinsent Masons LLP’s ‘outstanding’ team was joined by hotels specialist Nick Skea-Strachan from Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP in October 2015. ‘Top-notch’ department head Andrew Masraf advised Kier Group on its £265m purchase of Mouchel Group. Russell Booker, Sean Page and the ‘commercial, practical, courteous’ Jon Harris are also recommended. Paul Amiss joined Winston & Strawn London LLP in November 2015.
London: Projects, energy and natural resources
Mining and minerals
Within: Mining and minerals
Pinsent Masons LLP’s track record spans the whole mining project life cycle, with a strong focus on corporate finance. Jon Harris advised Wishbone Gold on a £1.3m placing and debt-to-equity swap. The practice is headed by Sarah Thomas, whose international experience includes Francophone jurisdictions, as well as Brazil and Chile.