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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Corporate, M&A and Securities


Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap

(Leading individuals)

Fiona MillingtonNorton Rose Fulbright

Mid-market specialist Norton Rose Fulbright advises on the issuer and bank side of deals, with particular experience in the latter. The firm has an extensive global network and expertise across a range of sectors, notably the pharmaceuticals, REIT and real estate industries. The practice’s advice runs the gamut of equity and equity-related transactions, including FTSE 100, AIM and listed fund matters. Richard Sheen is a go-to name in the area and focuses on equity capital markets and investment funds work. Expert in IPOs, equity fund raisings and sponsor transactions Fiona Millington is recommended as ‘a safe pair of hands‘, and Clementine Hogarth is also active in the space – her fortes being ECM and corporate advisory work for public companies and investment banks. Raj Karia leads the group.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Steered by EMEA head Raj Karia, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s ‘outstanding’ team is well regarded for the depth of its international network and capabilities in big-ticket transactions – most notably in the energy space. Global banking head Alan Bainbridge works with a number of financial institutions on strategic deals, with noteworthy recent engagements related to the aviation and infrastructure sectors. Paul Whitelock – who co-chairs the public M&A group – and the ‘brilliant’ Kit McCarthy are recommended for their expertise in LSE Main Market and AIM takeovers, while the ‘fantastic’ Jon Perry’s capabilities are concentrated in food, commodities, and mining. A host of issuers and investment banks regularly turn to Fiona Millington for assistance in cross-border sponsor transactions, whereas Bayo Odubeko is a key port of call for high-value emerging market deals across the worlds of oil and gas, financial services, and telecoms.