Nick Davis > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP
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Work Department

Corporate commercial.


Nick is a Partner and Chair of the Mishcon Private department. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), reorganisation and restructurings. He has built a leading reputation as advisor to founders and owners of private companies and has a broad client base ranging from entrepreneurs to international corporations.

With over two decades of experience, Nick’s work spans a wide range of industries including recruitment services, finance, technology and property services. It is in recruitment services, however, that Nick has forged a particular reputation.


Trained Richard Freeman & Co; qualified 1987; assistant DJ Freeman 1987-94; partner Bermans 1994-95; partner Orchard 1995-2000; partner Altheimer & Gray 2000-03; partner Kilpatrick Stockton 2003-04.


Mill Hill School; Westfield College, London University (BA Hons History); College of Law (CPE).


Family, football.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Mishcon de Reya LLP attracts considerable praise from clients for its  ‘professional, commercial and practical’ representation in cross-border private M&A. The corporate practice is led by Kevin McCarthy, a specialist in mid-market tech deals.  A host of private company founders and owners – particularly in the recruitment services sector – turn to Nick Davis for assistance in corporate transactions, whereas Andrew Rimmington is best known for his expertise in fintech, e-commerce, and the automotive industry. Managing associate James Paterson is recommended for his ‘exceptional’ advice in private equity-driven M&A.