Daniel Jacob > Marriott Harrison LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Marriott Harrison LLP
11 STAPLE INN
LONDON
WC1V 7QH
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner and experienced business lawyer who deals with all aspects of corporate work, including private company acquisitions and disposals, fundraisings, joint ventures, reorganisations and advising on directors’ responsibilities. Daniel has significant experience with clients in the leisure, hospitality and technology sectors and acts for a variety of own managed businesses in industries across the board.

Career

Trained Dechert LLP; qualified 2002. Dechert LLP 2002-06; Olswang LLP 2006-11; partner Pitmans LLP 2011-14; partner Marriott Harrison LLP 2014 to present.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

City of London School for Boys (1988-1993); JFS (1993-1995); London School of Economics (LLB) (1996-1999); College of Law, London (1999-2000).

Leisure

Running.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Venture capital

The ‘efficient, personable and commercially-minded‘ team at Marriott Harrison LLP provides ‘nimble, high-quality and responsive‘ advice to a loyal and growing roster of institutional investors, including core client Balderton Capital. Under the guidance of the ‘calming and sensible‘ David Strong, the team is best known for handling early to mid-stage start-up financing for AI, fintech and e-commerce entities, where it is appreciated not only for its ‘ego-free and unfussy service‘, but also its ‘ability to adapt its approach based on the complexity of the deal‘. The ‘thorough and diligent‘ Daniel Jacob provides ‘sound advice‘ to entrepreneurs and companies seeking financing to grow.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Marriott Harrison LLP ‘s corporate team has a strong reputation for M&A, private equity and venture capital work. The team works across a variety of sectors including media, hospitality, education and advises fast growth technology companies in fintech, e-tail and data analytics. Daniel Jacob leads the corporate department, acting on M&A transactions and growth capital investments on behalf of entrepreneurs, investors and owner managers. Andrew Ross recently joined the practice from Arnold & Porter, bringing with him a practice focused on private equity-backed transactions and domestic and cross-border mergers. Ben Devons and Jonathan Leigh-Hunt are also both names to note.