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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

5 FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7203 5000
Fax:
Fax 020 7203 0200
DX:
19 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.charlesrussellspeechlys.com
Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

David Hicks

Tel:
Work 020 7427 6647
Email:
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Work Department

Financial services; corporate, financial services and funds.

Position

David advises both institutional and independent clients on constitutional and governance arrangements, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and raising funds. He specialises in corporate advisory, corporate finance and transactional work, particularly within the financial services and wealth management sectors, and for investment trusts. His work for quoted companies includes leading the firm’s corporate compliance, annual reporting and general meeting work for listed clients. David advises listed, AIM-traded and other public and private companies on various company law and compliance matters, including in relation to the Companies Act 2006, listing rules, disclosure and transparency rules, UK corporate governance code and AIM rules. He advises investment trusts on fundraising and other matters, including a bonus issue of subscription shares for Fidelity Japanese Values plc which closed in summer 2014. David acts for a number of limited liability partnerships on structuring, constitutional and governance arrangements, particularly within the wealth management sector. He has advised on strategic and complex restructuring and transactional matters for wealth managers, insurers, insurance brokers and other authorised firms and individuals, both within the UK and internationally.


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

Within: Partnership

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP's team has strength in the financial services, professional practices and property development sectors. Non-contentious work includes transactional, corporate, tax structuring matters and change management, which bring together expertise from other departments in the firm. The group is also noted for handling disputes both for partnerships and individual partners. Financial services expert David Hicks leads the team, utilising experience in complex structures, conversions to and transactions involving LLPs, governance issues and restructuring.

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