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Avram Kelman

Tel:
Work 020 3036 7000
Email:
Fladgate LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Avram Kelman is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in advising Israeli companies on corporate and commercial activities in the UK.  His background and experience have proved invaluable to Israeli clients seeking to carry out business or raise finance abroad.

Avram acts for clients across a wide range of sectors including banking and finance law, corporate law, commercial law and private wealth.

He advised an offshore group controlled by a renowned Israeli entrepreneur on the acquisition of Camden Lock Market (a site in excess of one acre, housing 250 market stalls, 50 shops, 20 workshops and five food outlets); the acquisition of 50% of shares in the offshore group owning Camden Stables Market and a large development site known as Camden Lock Village; and a £230m refinancing facility secured on Camden Stables Market with affiliates of Nomura International Plc.

Avram’s expertise in capital markets and restructuring has been consistently recognised by Chambers Global, Chambers UK and Legal 500.

Avram was born in the United States of America and raised and educated in Israel.  He is a multinational corporate lawyer who is qualified to practise in England and Wales, Israel, New York, New Zealand and Victoria Australia.

Career

Trained Supreme Court, Israel; qualified 1987 England & Wales; qualified 1993 Israel; made partner Fladgate 1993.

Languages

Hebrew

Education

Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BA, LLB); University of London (MA).


London: Corporate and commercial

Flotations: small and mid-cap

Within: Flotations: small and mid-cap

Fladgate LLP, whose team is led by Grant Gordon, undertakes a wide ambit of purely AIM-related work for domestic and overseas-based companies, as well as NOMADs and brokers; its particular areas of sector strength are technology, energy and natural resources, and life sciences. David Robinson acted for Baskerville Capital Plc in its £1.8m placing and admission to the Standard list segment of the Main Market. Paul Airley and senior associate Linda Whittle advised PennPetro Energy Plc on its acquisition of oil and gas assets in Texas, and on its Main Market admission. Airley also handles Anglo-Canadian capital markets transactions.Avram Kelman has expertise in Anglo-Israeli matters. Nigel Gordon, whose experience of the AIM market dates back to its inception in 1995, acts for a number of companies that are dual-listed in the UK and South Africa. Senior associate Zehra Kofturcu is another name to note. Chris Chrysanthou departed for an in-house role at Alliance Pharma Plc.

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