Ken is an experienced corporate lawyer with a particular focus on M&A transactions in the Tech, Media and Comms sectors and venture capital investments.
He joined Osborne Clarke in October 2017 after spending over 10 years at another leading international technology, media and telecoms law firm.
Ken regularly acts both for investors and investee companies in the UK technology sector, and advises companies throughout the corporate lifecycle, from initial start-up capital and early funding rounds through expansion phases to exit. He also regularly advises large corporates in relation to corporate venture capital investments, and has built up a good deal of experience advising on transactions between US and UK companies.
Throughout his career, Ken has broad and extensive experience of all types of corporate transactions and has advised on many public and private company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other investment structures, corporate real estate transactions, IPOs and public fundraisings and corporate reorganisations (both strategic and distressed). He has also advised the full spectrum of businesses, from multinational corporations to smaller start-up businesses.
Ken also has almost 18 months’ experience an in-house lawyer (divided between secondments to BP’s Air BP team and BAE Systems’ global M&A team), which has provided him with broader commercial experience as a result of which Ken has developed a commercial, client-focused approach and a genuine understanding of clients’ business needs and goals.
Notable clients Ken has also advised include Facebook, BAE Systems and BP.