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

Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business Services/Corporate Finance


Gavin is head of our private equity team. Recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as a Tier 1 legal advisor, Gavin specialises in acting for founders, management teams and private equity funds on transactions, governance and restructurings.

Having trained with the firm in the early 90s, he has been central to the growth of the firm’s private equity practice into a leading Top 20 firm nationally. Gavin enjoys the mix of acting for both institutions and management teams – he is ideally placed to see the landscape from all perspectives. Gavin’s clients include funds such as BGF, LDC, Apiary, North Edge, R Capital and Palatine.

Gavin has previously been awarded ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ by Insider magazine and excels in making connections across his broad network which provides business opportunities for his clients. He is proud to work with management teams and founders on the life cycle of their businesses.



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

Richard Cox heads the corporate team at Browne Jacobson LLP, drawing on over 25 years of experience in M&A and private equity deals, often with an international element. He recently advised Midlands private equity firm Lloyds Development Capital on its investment in Stonbury, a specialist in water and environmental sustainability. Head of private equity and corporate finance lawyer Gavin Cummings is an experienced counsel for management and equity providers in buyouts and international M&A. Also recommended is Nigel Blackwell, experienced in management buyouts/ins and trade sales and acquisitions. Mark Hughes, Sandra Wong and senior associate Sian Rose are other key figures in the highly acclaimed group.