Mr Michael Newell > Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
100 Bishopsgate
LONDON
EC2N 4AG
England

Work Department

Financial Services

Position

Mike Newell is a partner in Cadwalader’s Financial Services Group, resident in the London office. Mike has extensive experience in advising clients in the asset management industry and, in particular, on the establishment and reorganisation of onshore and offshore collective investment vehicles. He helps both household names and innovative startups set up new businesses and products in both the mainstream and alternative sectors, and is particularly experienced in advising in relation to hedge, private equity and real asset funds, as well as retail mutual funds, UK-listed investment companies and structured products. He also advises asset managers in relation to general corporate and regulatory matters and institutional investors on their private fund investments and secondary sales.

Memberships

Mike is a member of the European Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles’ (INREV) Public Affairs Committee, The Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) and was a member of the FSA’s legal expert group and of the technical committees of a number of industry bodies dealing with the implementation of the AIFM Directive.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Private funds

Since Michael Newell joined the practice in May 2020, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has developed a practice advising on the formation and management of funds investing across a range of asset classes, including credit, real estate and infrastructure. The practice offers expertise in handling the establishment of funds in jurisdictions including the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands and Luxembourg. In addition to its activity for fund managers, the team is active in advising LPs on investments. In addition to Newell, who is praised by clients as ‘incredibly knowledgable’, Michael Gwydir is another name to note in the team with experience in the structuring of both onshore and offshore funds.

London > Investment fund formation and management > Real estate funds

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP‘s financial services team is led by Michael Newell , who has extensive experience in advising clients in the asset management industry and, particularly on the establishment and reorganisation of onshore and offshore collective investment vehicles. The offering advises across various jurisdictions, on all aspects of the formation, restructuring and operation of investment funds; Michael Gwydir has particular expertise advising internationally. Recently, it has had a particular focus on social housing within real estate. In addition, the team advises regularly on regulatory and compliance issues.