Capital Markets, M&A: James Comyn, Charles Ashton, David Klass (Tax)
Data Protection & Global Outsourcing & Technology: Aaron Simpson, Bridget Treacy
Energy & Infrastructure: Ferdinand Calice, Ryan Ketchum, Kirk Lovric
Structured Finance & Banking Securitisation & Finance: Angus Duncan
Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP is a global law firm of more than 1,000 lawyers handling transactional, litigation and regulatory matters in the energy, financial services, real estate, retail and consumer products and technology industries. The firm is known for its capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, labor and employment, P3, public finance and infrastructure, and privacy and cybersecurity practices, and has offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Established in 1999, the London office offers legal services under both English and US law and regularly advises on both UK and cross-border transactions. Lawyers in the office advise a diverse group of clients in global technology, outsourcing and data protection, energy and infrastructure development and financing, banking and finance, capital markets, M&A and tax.
Capital Markets: Hunton Andrews Kurth has a long history of representing issuers, investors and underwriters in a wide range of public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, with a particular focus on the consumer products, energy, financial services and real estate industries. During the past five years, the firm has handled more than 800 equity and debt transactions, with an aggregate value of approximately $400 billion. Clients include publicly-traded entities, including MLPs and REITS, middle-market entities, as well as large public corporations.
Data Protection, Global outsourcing & Technology: Hunton Andrews Kurth is a recognised global leader in data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. Our lawyers have many years of experience advising companies on all aspects of privacy and cybersecurity, including advising on all facets of compliance with international, EU and US privacy and data protection laws (e.g., the GDPR), conducting privacy and information security assessments, advising on the implementation of legal mechanisms for transferring data (e.g., BCRs, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, Model Contracts), managing registrations, and preventing and managing cyber events, including handling related global regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.
Energy & Infrastructure: Hunton Andrews Kurth’s dynamic energy and infrastructure practice has more than 100 corporate, project finance, lending, environmental, litigation, regulatory and tax partners advising clients worldwide. We provide comprehensive finance, development and infrastructure counsel at every step of a project, from initial conception through obtaining regulatory approvals; drafting, documenting and negotiating of joint venture, power-purchase and other agreements, intergovernmental arrangements and guidance on construction, operational and management issues.
Mergers & Acquisitions: The M&A team at Hunton Andrews Kurth comprises nearly 250 lawyers firmwide and has handled 1000 transactions worth approximately $370 billion in the past five years. With proven experience managing transactions ranging from acquisitions of private equity-backed companies, to leading a $30 billion merger-of-equals to create the nation’s largest regulated utility, the team has the knowledge to handle the gamut of M&A needs. From 20 offices in leading financial and business centers across the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Hunton Andrews Kurth advises clients on virtually every form of corporate transaction, and represents clients in virtually every sector of the economy, including key focus areas on energy, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, retail/consumer products and technology.
Structured Finance, Banking Securitisation & Finance: Hunton Andrews Kurth’s banking and finance team advises borrowers, banks and financial institutions on secured and unsecured syndicated and bilateral credits as well as on securitisations of a range of assets, including loans, consumer receivables, real estate and hedge fund interests. To provide customised legal solutions, we work regularly with lawyers from the firm’s intellectual property, energy, real estate, environmental law, tax, ERISA and other practices. When disputes arise, we draw on the extensive trial and alternative dispute resolution experience of the firm’s litigation team. Hunton Andrews Kurth provides effective legal guidance and strategic planning advice that assist clients in balancing their business objectives against the need for sound credit and investment policy and compliance with statutes and regulatory oversight.
The firm also has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Bangkok, Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Dubai, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Norfolk, Richmond, San Francisco, The Woodlands and Washington, DC.