Samuel Brooks Partner

Sam primarily represents sponsors of both closed-ended and open-ended alternative investment funds, with a particular focus on hedge funds and credit funds across the liquidity spectrum, advising on diverse fund issues such as structuring and terms, marketing regulations and documents, investor negotiations and service agreements.

He also advises on upper-tier matters such as management entities and compensation arrangements. Prior to joining Macfarlanes in 2013, Sam was employed as counsel in the investment funds group of a US-based international law firm.


What people are saying


"Our main point of contact was Sam Brooks, who has been extremely helpful through the fund formation process. Sam provided excellent legal advice, and went to great lengths to help us with the unforeseen challenges that popped up during the fund formation process and even after launch."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"He is a super talented partner who provides sophisticated and responsive legal structuring advice."

Chambers UK 2021

"Sam Brooks’ team is knowledgeable about UK law, commercial-minded and able to accommodate the client’s business needs to propose viable solutions. Efficient and quick turnaround, work product is of high quality."

The UK Legal 500 2021

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