Ken is an experienced corporate lawyer with a particular focus on M&A transactions in the digital media and technology sectors, and venture and growth capital investments.
He regularly advises on strategic joint ventures in the media sector, and has built up a good deal of experience advising on US investments into the UK (both buy and sell side). Ken acts for founders and management teams, investors and investee companies, and advises companies throughout the corporate lifecycle, from initial start-up capital and early funding rounds through expansion phases to exit.
Over his career, Ken has developed broad and extensive experience of all types of corporate transactions and has advised on many public and private company mergers and acquisitions, JVs and other investment structures, corporate real estate transactions, IPOs and other fundraisings and corporate reorganisations (both strategic and distressed). He advises the full spectrum of businesses, from multinational corporations to smaller start-up businesses.
Ken 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 and has enabled him to develop a commercial, client-focused approach and a genuine understanding of clients' business needs and goals.
Notable clients advised include Facebook, AEG Presents, Founders Factory, BT, NewVoiceMedia, Quidco, FDJ, BAE Systems and BP.