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Neil Vickers

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Neil has more than 25 years' experience specialising in international equity capital markets and public and private M&A transactions. Much of Neil's experience is in the oil and gas, mining and financial sectors. Neil is listed as a leading individual for mid-cap equity capital market deals by Practical Law Company and is recommended by the Legal 500. He works extensively with clients with assets in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the USA and Africa. Neil's clients have included Aurora Russia, SG Hambros, Borders & Southern Petroleum, KazakhGold, JKX Oil & Gas, Sinochem and EBRD. He also advises sponsors, nominated advisers and brokers, including Strand Hanson, Shore Capital and Cantor Fitzgerald, on capital markets transactions. Neil is a speaker at external seminars and conferences and has led public seminars in London, Moscow, Istanbul, Silicon Valley and Dallas.


Trained Clifford Chance; qualified 1987; made partner Fladgate 2014.


Chairman of British Kazakh Law Association


Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (LLM); Durham University (BA Hons).

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

With a particular strength in corporate transactions in Africa and Eastern Europe, the oil and gas offering at Fladgate LLP is spearheaded by Paul Airley who recently advised Roxi Petroleum on the proposed merger of its key assets, including the BNG project in Kazakhstan. David Robinson assisted PowerHouse Energy with a £2.5m placing and loan note conversion, and Grant Gordon and Nigel Gordon handled Eco Oil & Gas' admission to AIM and £5.09m placing. Also notable is consultant Neil Vickers who acted for Cantor Fitzgerald, GMP FirstEnergy and Stifel Nicolaus as joint bookrunners on a $40m accelerated bookbuild to enable TSX and SDX Energy to acquire the oil and gas assets of Circle Oil in Egypt and Morocco.

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