Justin Hope Partner
Justin advises on all aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, restructurings and joint ventures, with a particular focus on private acquisitions and private equity.
Justin has advised on a wide range of private equity transactions, acting for sponsors, management teams and portfolio companies at all stages of the investment cycle. Justin works closely with the firm’s real estate practice on corporate transactions involving real estate assets and businesses that are heavily asset-backed. A member of the firm’s Africa group, Justin has also advised on a number of transactions across Africa, with a focus on transactions in the midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors.
Having trained and qualified at Macfarlanes, as an associate Justin also spent time on secondment at a leading law firm in New York, an international commodities trader in Geneva and a private equity firm in London specialising in turnaround and growth investments.
Justin is a partner champion of our REACH (race, ethnicity and cultural heritage) staff network, a forum for networking and peer support between ethnic minority staff and allies.