Fladgate announces that David Harrison, a corporate lawyer with deep experience in both the private and public markets, has joined the firm as a Partner.
David, previously a Partner at Shoosmiths LLP where he was part of the team that founded the firm’s city M&A practice, specialises in helping clients to structure and execute complex acquisitions, disposals and fundraisings in both the public and private markets. He works with a diverse group of clients, ranging from alternative asset managers, UHNWIs and their family offices through to established multi-nationals and high-growth disruptors.
David has deep expertise across a range of sectors including, notably, in the Energy & Industrials; Consumer; and Real Estate spaces. He also brings a focus on the Technology sector with a particular interest on the impact of technology on the energy transition towards net zero. David has been involved in a number of acquisitions, disposals, investments and financings in the EnTech space over the last 5 years, primarily focused on energy supply and distribution businesses.
A significant proportion of the work that David undertakes is cross-border in nature, mainly involving assets in, or sources of capital drawn from, the Middle East/Africa and CIS regions and frequently involving complex international structures.
Eight new Partners have now joined a range of practices at Fladgate in the last six months. Their arrival supports the firm’s business strategy of building out a tailored and comprehensive range of solutions to some of the world’s leading and fastest growing businesses, investors and ‘trend initiator’ brands as well as HNWI’s, family offices and their advisors.
With David’s arrival, Fladgate’s corporate team now numbers 22 partners. The department delivers the full spectrum of services, advising start-up businesses to major private and listed companies and institutions on a range of objectives, whether that means raising finance, expanding through merger, acquisition or joint venture, divesting businesses, listing or launching in the UK.