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Nigel Gordon

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Nigel Gordon is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in capital markets work and a combination of capital raising and mergers and acquisitions.

Nigel acts for a number of entrepreneurial growing companies, both public and private, across industries ranging from casinos to mining companies, but he has particular experience in the natural resources, life sciences, property and financial services sectors. He has been actively involved in the AIM market since its inception in 1995.

He has lectured on the practical requirements on bringing natural resources companies to market and on corporate governance issues. He has extensive experience in court-based corporate procedures such as schemes of arrangement and share capital reductions in order to achieve the business objectives of clients. Nigel works extensively with clients with assets in Africa.

Nigel has particular experience of advising on transactions involving Canadian capital markets, including dual listings.

He acted for Pan African Resources on the £107m acquisition of Evander Gold Mines from Harmony Gold Mining, and on the rights issue which raised approximately £50m, which partially funded the acquisition. Nigel acted on the sale of Les Ambassadeurs Casino for £122 million.

Nigel is recognised as an expert in his field by the independent guides to the legal profession, including Chambers UK and Legal 500.

He qualified in 1987. He was a partner for 20 years at a central London law firm, which then became the London office of an international firm, before joining Fladgate in January 2016.


Articled Palmer Cowen; qualified 1987; assistant solicitor Streather & Co 1987; assistant solicitor Stringer Saul LLP 1988; partner Fasken Martineau LLP (formerly Stringer Saul LLP) 1995; head of corporate (London) and co-head of mining (London) Fasken Martineau 2012-2015; joined Fladgate LLP as a partner 2016.


Kingston Grammar School; Liverpool John Moores University (1984 BA)

London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

Within: Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

Fladgate LLP advises on the full suite of ECM and public company matters including standalone AIM placings, public company M&A, and main market listings. The practice group is noted for its cross-border experience and its work for dual-listed companies, for which it handles transactional and regulatory mandates. In particular, the team has developed expertise in advising Canadian and Israeli companies, which falls in line with the firm's industry focuses on technology, fintech, life sciences and natural resources. Moreover, the firm has invested heavily in its ECM capabilities, having most recently brought on Sandra Bates from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Key figures in the practice group include David Robinson and Nigel Gordon, both of whom have experience advising technology and growth companies, and Paul Airley, who specialises in the energy and natural resources sectors.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

The energy and natural resources team at Fladgate LLP covers a wide range of legal disciplines, including commercial contracts, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, construction and engineering contracts, and projects. The group has particular experience in Africa and Eastern Europe. The firm has continued to expand its capabilities with the recent addition of Sandra Bates from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP to the partnership and TransGlobe Energy to its client roster. Practice co-heads Paul Airley and Nigel Gordon are capital market specialists.

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