MLF Advisory Board

 MLF advisory board members talk about the value of the programme.

Robin Brooks

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Robin Brooks is a corporate finance lawyer based in London and has over 25 years’ experience of international M&A. He has advised on a number of high profile transactions in emerging markets.

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Jeremy Cross

Partner - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Jeremy Cross is an experienced loan finance lawyer with particular experience in funds finance and real estate finance as well as more general experience in acquisition, leverage and general corporate finance.

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Ben Davey

Chief Strategy Officer, Investment Bank, Barclays

Ben Davey has extensive experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings and capital raisings across all FIG sub-sectors, as well as specialising in advising sovereigns on issues related to financial crisis.

Robin Dicker QC

Barrister, 3-4 South Square

Robin Dicker is a barrister and Queen’s Counsel at South Square, specialising in business and financial law, including banking, company, corporate restructuring and insolvency.

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Geoff Fuller

Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

Geoff Fuller has extensive experience of advising in relation to debt capital markets issuance and derivatives and structured finance work.

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Stephen Gillespie

Partner, Gibson Dunn

Stephen Gillespie is a partner in the London office of Gibson Dunn and Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Global Finance and Corporate practice groups.

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Chris Hale

Head of Corporate, Travers Smith LLP

Chris Hale joined Travers Smith in 1983 and became a partner in 1987. Chris is overall head of the firm’s Corporate department which includes the Corporate Finance, Funds Formation and Private Equity groups (the latter of which he co-founded in 1996).

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Ben Higson

Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP

Ben Higson is a London-based partner in the international corporate practice of Hogan Lovells and one of the firm’s graduate recruitment partners. He focuses on cross-border transactions in the international energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors.

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Alec Innes

Managing Director, Global Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities, Bank of Montreal

Peter Kiernan

Senior Adviser to OMERS Private Equity (Europe) and a Non-Executive Director of each of Tungsten Corporation PLC, Listrac Holdings Limited and London First

Chris Saul

Senior Partner, Slaughter and May

Chris Saul read Law at St. Catherine’s College Oxford and joined Slaughter and May in 1977. He became a Partner in 1986 and spent three years in New York (from 1991 to 1994). He became Head of Corporate in 2004 and Senior Partner in 2008 and has recently retired.

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Alessandra Sollberger

MLF Alumna, Founder and CEO of Evermore Health

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Roland Turnill

Partner, Slaughter and May

Roland Turnill joined the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2004. Roland has a broad commercial and corporate finance practice. His principal areas of work are public takeovers, private acquisitions and disposals, and initial and secondary public equity offerings.

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Anthony Whittaker

Managing Director Institutional Solutions, Natixis

Simon Witty

Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell London LLP

Simon Witty is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practising in the London office. His practice focuses on public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions.

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