Roger Barron > Linklaters LLP > London, Congo > Lawyer Profile

Linklaters LLP
ONE SILK STREET
LONDON
EC2Y 8HQ
Congo

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Roger is a specialist in corporate law, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, demergers and reorganisations and corporate finance. He has a wide range of sector expertise, including media, telecoms, energy and utilities. Roger is also a key boardroom adviser to a number of the firm’s FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 clients, offering strategic guidance and counsel on corporate governance. Roger has mainly been based in the firm’s London office with earlier international secondments to Hong Kong, Singapore and Moscow, as well as acting for major clients on transactions in Germany. Recent transactions have included National Grid’s gas distribution network sale, Deutsche Bourse’s proposed merger with London Stock Exchange, E.ON’s demerger of Uniper and the sale of Argus Media.

Career

Trainee Linklaters London and Hong Kong 1991-93; associate London, Singapore and Moscow 1993-2001; partner London 2001 to date.

Education

New College, Oxford University (1990 MA Law); College of Law, Chester (1991 Law Society final examination).

Leisure

Music (board member of London Philharmonic Orchestra, member of Royal Opera House Development Committee), theatre and sport (Football, Rugby, Tennis and Golf). Married with three children.