Guy Norfolk > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
ONE FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7WS
England
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Work Department

Corporate and Financial Services

Position

Guy is a partner based in our London office and head of Dentons’ Asset Management group in the UK. Guy is a corporate finance and investment funds lawyer, working with fund managers and their funds globally and with other FCA-regulated businesses, advising on corporate structures and partnerships, commercial contracts, M&A, capital raising and financial services law. Guy also acts for a number of institutional investors into funds domiciled globally.

Guy’s asset management clients invest across all asset classes: private equity, real estate, infrastructure, debt.

Career

Trained Maclay Murray & Spens; qualified 2001; remained with Maclay Murray & Spens except for year on secondment to Sokolow, Dunaud, Mercadier & Carreras, Paris 2002-03; partner 2008.

Languages

French.

Education

Stewart’s Melville, Edinburgh; Oriel College, Oxford (BA (Hons) Maths, 1st); University of Edinburgh (1997 LLB (ORD)).

Leisure

Tennis; golf; skiing; watching cricket; reading; food and wine; film.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Listed funds

Dentons provides a full-service offering to its listed funds clients, which include longstanding institutional managers including Aberdeen Standard, and several major REITs; the group advises on fund formations, launches, IPOs and a variety of corporate governance advisory matters. The team is divided between the firm’s London and Edinburgh offices, with expertise in the Scottish market alongside strong cross-border capabilities. The team is jointly led by Guy Norfolk, who has notable relationships with Aberdeen Standard and Bailie Gifford; and Edinburgh-based Claire Armstrong, who advises funds on all aspects of formations and operations, with a particular specialism in closed-ended funds.