Ian Lopez > Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
100 Bishopsgate
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Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity


Mr. Lopez is a partner in the corporate department and the mergers and acquisitions and private equity practices. He has a broad range of experience in a variety of corporate finance transactions, including public M&A, private M&A, equity capital market transactions, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings. Mr. Lopez has represented companies in numerous industries, including financial services, media & telecom, insurance, healthcare, and consumer goods, among others.


Mr. Lopez joined Fried Frank as a partner in 2018.


Mr. Lopez received his BA from Durham University in 1990 and a First Class Honors from Chester Law School in 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

(Leading individuals)

Ian LopezFried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is praised by clients for its flexibility and commerciality in transatlantic deals. The team has recently advised on a range of sales, purchases, and joint ventures for a host of blue-chip tech, healthcare, media, and consumer goods entities. Practice chair Ian Lopez routinely handles transactions in all of the aforementioned sectors, and has most recently led a multi-billion dollar de-SPAC merger for a major diagnostics company, working in tandem with associate Nicholas Skill. Fellow associate James Frecknall also comes recommended. A team including Dan Oates, Simon Saitowitz  and Angela Becker left to join Ropes & Gray in April 2022.