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Scott Hopkins leads Skadden’s U.K. public M&A practice in London and is co-head of the London M&A group, advising on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters. Mr. Hopkins also has extensive experience advising companies on a broad range of corporate governance matters and legal and regulatory responsibilities, including contentious public meetings, disclosure, directors’ duties, and individual director liability and protection.

Professional Memberships

- Co-Chair Professional Services Group of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the U.K.

- Member, Takeovers Subcommittee, The City of London Law Society

- Adviser, Investor Forum and Impact Investing Institute

- Co-Chair, British Japanese Law Association

- Lecturer, International M&A and Corporate Governance, BPP Law School and Said Business School, Oxford University

Languages Spoken

Japanese

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Corporate/M&A: £800 million and above - London (Firms)
3
Band 3

Scott Hopkins operates a strong corporate practice that reflects deep knowledge of cross-border M&A and governance issues. He is co-head of the firm's London corporate group.

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London (Firms)

Banking & Finance: Big-Ticket

Clive Wells
4
Clive Wells
4
Band 4
Pete Coulton
6
Pete Coulton
6
Band 6
Capital Markets: Equity

Danny Tricot
3
Danny Tricot
3
Band 3
Pranav Trivedi
4
Pranav Trivedi
4
Band 4
Commercial and Corporate Litigation

David Kavanagh KC
3
David Kavanagh KC
3
Band 3
Bruce Macaulay
5
Bruce Macaulay
5
Band 5
Corporate/M&A: £800 million and above

George Knighton
3
George Knighton
3
Band 3
Lorenzo Corte
3
Lorenzo Corte
3
Band 3
Scott Hopkins
3
Scott Hopkins
3
Band 3
Bruce Embley
5
Bruce Embley
5
Band 5
John Adebiyi
5
John Adebiyi
5
Band 5
Employment: Employer

Helena Derbyshire
5
Helena Derbyshire
5
Band 5
Damian Babic
Damian Babic
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Financial Crime: Corporates

Elizabeth Robertson
2
Elizabeth Robertson
2
Band 2
Ryan Junck
3
Ryan Junck
3
Band 3
Financial Crime: Individuals

Elizabeth Robertson
3
Elizabeth Robertson
3
Band 3
Restructuring/Insolvency

Peter Newman
6
Peter Newman
6
Band 6
Tax

James Anderson
1
James Anderson
1
Band 1
Alex Jupp
2
Alex Jupp
2
Band 2
Elizabeth Spencer
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