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RPC
TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE
ST KATHARINE'S WAY
LONDON
E1W 1AA
England
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Work Department

Corporate - M&A

Position

Partner, Head of Japan Desk. Nigel is a senior corporate lawyer with extensive experience and a deep cultural knowledge of Japan and Japanese business.

Focusing on a broad range of work including acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures, restructuring and general corporate, Nigel advises a wide range of leading Japanese corporates across multiple sectors and geographies. 

He is fluent in Japanese and maintains a wide ranging and extensive network of contacts both in the UK and Japan.

Career

Solicitor at Harrison Clark 2005 to 2006; Solicitor and Associate at Wragge & Co 2006 to 2013; Senior Associate, Legal Director, Partner at RPC 2013 to date.

Languages

Japanese

Education

Coventry University (LLB Hons) (2003), College of Law Birmingham (2004).

Leisure

Kendo and cycling.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Nigel Collins  – RPC

Blue-chip multinationals and financial institutions turn to RPC for assistance in high-stakes, multi-jurisdictional deals. Practice chair Karen Hendy is a key port of call for a range of retailers and tech companies seeking advice on M&A transactions, restructurings, and takeover bids. Nigel Collins draws considerable praise for the depth and proficiency of his Japan-focused corporate practice, where he advises a mix of consumer goods companies, financial institutes, and consultancy firms, among others. Insurance specialist James Mee is also noted for his capabilities in cross-border private equity-driven transactions across a range of sectors, most recently in the logistics space. Since his arrival in 2021, Connor Cahalane has handled a number of deals for Main Market and AIM-listed companies, ranging from semiconductor manufacturers to fuel cell developers.