Stephen Robinson Partner

Stephen advises a wide range of investment managers, fund sponsors and investors on the structuring, establishment and operation of investment funds and related activities. He specialises in structuring private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and credit funds.

Stephen advises across the full range of investment management and fund related activities and advises clients in all aspects of their business including the establishment, raising and ongoing operation of numerous types of private investment funds.  In addition he advises on complex co-investment and carried interest arrangements and has expertise in fund formation across all major fund jurisdictions including Luxembourg, Ireland and the Channel Islands.  He also advises clients on house related matters such as internal governance, spin-outs and client restructurings.

He also advises major institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds and global asset managers on their investment activity across primary, secondary and co-investment transactions.

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"Stephen Robinson is always available, always able to offer appropriate challenge and advice; and he is ably supported by strong senior/partner level colleagues and also a strong more junior team."

The UK Legal 500 2023

"His strengths are his steely focus on the key points and his excellent knowledge of market practice and readiness to give a good steer on tricky decisions."

Chambers UK 2022

"He can provide advice with a fantastic level of knowledge and balances the technical with the commercial."

Chambers UK 2021

"Stephen Robinson is outstanding. His understated nature belies an incomparable understanding of mid-market managers, market standard terms, LP demands and the true importance of issues raised."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"His advice is always based on a strong technical understanding but is balanced and commercial. He is responsive, available and consistent. He is supported by a strong team."

The UK Legal 500 2021