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Pinsent Masons LLP

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Jon Harris

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Pinsent Masons LLP


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’s team is ‘very responsive, and provides very good advice at excellent value for money’. Sean Page advised CIS-focused oil and gas company Zoltav Resources on an acquisition and related equity fundraise and readmission to AIM, in a $225m deal that highlights both the firm’s sector strength in energy, and the breadth of its international coverage. On the NOMAD side, practice head Jon Harris represented Cairn Financial Advisers and Hume Capital (as broker) on the £100m IPO of Jiasen International. Edinburgh-based Alan Diamond is also recommended.

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M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m

Within: M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m

Corporate real estate remained at the centre of Pinsent Masons LLP’s practice, which advised Concord Pacific on its £250m joint venture for Moxon Street. Another area of expertise is energy and infrastructure, and the team also benefits from the firm’s sizeable Russia offering. Key practitioners include department head Andrew Masraf, Jon Harris and Robert Moir.

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