Gavin Cummings > Browne Jacobson LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business Services/Corporate Finance


Partner, Gavin, is a high profile corporate finance lawyer who has extensive experience of buy-outs and international M & A, acting for both management and equity providers. 

He is also head of the firm’s private sector practice.

He is recognised as a leading individual in the Legal 500 2018 and Chambers UK 2018. In 2018, Gavin advised LDC on the buy-out of Nielson Active Holidays, North Edge on the buy-out of Orbis Protect, Apiary Capital on the buy-out of The Appointment Group and Palatine on the buy-out of CET UK.


Trained Browne Jacobson; qualified 1994; partner Browne Jacobson 2000.


Stamford School, Stamford; University of Nottingham (1991 BA Hons Law); Nottingham Law School (1992 LSF).



Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

(Hall of Fame)

Gavin CummingsBrowne Jacobson LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP is widely recognised as a market-leading powerhouse for corporate and commercial work, a reputation reflected by its outstanding track record of advising on n high-profile matters. Its diverse client roster includes private equity houses and management teams, international corporates, listed companies and local businesses. Gavin Cummings heads up the firm’s private sector practice. Another key figure is Nigel Blackwell, who has expertise in private equity transactions, such as MBOs/MBIs and investor-led buyouts. Mark Hughes is also recommended for his private equity deal experience. The healthcare sector is a notable area of strength of the firm; Oliver Pritchard acts for public, private and third sector healthcare organisations. Recently appointed head of business services Richard Medd specialises in advising public authorities on matters such as incorporations, and constitutional and governance issues. The firm also stands out in the commercial sphere, with its wide-ranging workload including agency and distribution agreements, franchise agreements and consumer protection matters; Paula Dumbill and Selina Hinchliffe are names to note. Victoria Gaskell and Helen Morgan are among the highly regarded associates at the firm.

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

(Hall of Fame)

Gavin CummingsBrowne Jacobson LLP