Mr Gareth Davies > Browne Jacobson LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

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Gareth leads our Private Equity practice in the West Midlands from our Birmingham office as part of our wider Corporate team. Gareth is part of an award winning and industry recognised team (Real Deals 2021). He is recognised by Private Equity Sponsors and Management Teams as commercial, always available and able to get deals done. In addition to his Private Equity practice, Gareth acts for corporate clients ranging from global corporations (Europe and the US in particular) to UK based PE portfolio assets, SME’s and OMB’s.

Gareth has advised on multiple transactions across many different sectors, including technology, construction and real estate, education, energy and infrastructure, healthcare and manufacturing. Gareth is a member of our Financial Services and Insurance FMG focussing on Private Equity Sponsors.

Clients of Gareth’s include Palatine Private Equity, NorthEdge, LDC, Apiary Capital, BGF, Altia, PBE Group, Sodexo, Equable Partners, Manor Adventure, MSQ Partners, LearnPro/XVR, Access2Music and Radiant Financial Services.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Regularly attracting wider market acclaim for its capabilities in corporate and commercial dealings, Browne Jacobson LLP is sought out by a number of corporations, venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking assistance in cross-border transactions. Tech and VC specialist Mike Jackson works across a number of sectors on fundraisings, acquisitions, and exits, most recently for clients in automotive manufacturing and clean energy production. Richard Nicholas helms the team’s commercial offering, working with an array of in-house counsel – particularly in the tech and data space – on the full gamut of technical and contractual concerns. Gareth Davies runs the West Midlands private equity desk, advising a diverse roster of mid-market funds and PE-backed SME portfolio companies, while Clare Auty ’s expertise in the UK health market ensures that she is regularly instructed by companies and asset managers on inbound investment transactions. Senior associate Kirk Glenn, who focuses on high-value energy deals, and senior associate Clare Hanna, an SME and FSI specialist, are also standouts. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.