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David Scott

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Baker McKenzie LLP


David is a Corporate partner based in Baker McKenzie's London office. He is a member of the Firm's M&A Practice Group, as well as its Consumer Goods & Retail and Healthcare Industry Groups. He is Graduate Recruitment Partner for the London office. 

David's practice focuses on cross-border M&A and joint ventures, as well as advising on general corporate law matters, primarily for clients active in the consumer or pharma/healthcare sectors.


English; French


BPP (QLTT) (2008); Glasgow Graduate School of Law (DipLP) (2003); University of Strathclyde (LLB Hons) (2001); Université Jean Moulin Lyon III (DEUF) (2000)

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+

Within: M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+

Baker McKenzie 's department is strong in a variety of sectors, including infrastructure, manufacturing, consumer goods, healthcare and life sciences. Jane Hobson heads the private M&A side of the practice, and recently handled ICU Medical’s $900m acquisition of Pfizer’s global infusion therapy business, Hospira Infusion Systems. Jannan Crozier is noted for her expertise in complex carve-out transactions, a notable example of which involved advising SUEZ Water on the carve-out aspects of its $3.4bn acquisition of GE Water. On the public M&A side, practice head Helen Bradley and Melanie Howard have been advising Alawwal Bank on its proposed merger with Saudi British Bank, while Bradley and James Thompson advised TVH on its cash offer for Lavendon Group. Former global head of M&A Tim Gee maintains a strong practice focusing in the consumer and industrial sectors. David Scott is noted for work in the fast-moving consumer goods sector, recently advising Unilever on its acquisitions of brands of Latin American consumer goods firm Quala. Susannah Davies was promoted to partner level.

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