Robert Ogilvy Watson Partner

Robert specialises in corporate law, particularly mergers and acquisitions involving listed companies, international clients and investment funds. He also advises on general company law, corporate governance and equity capital markets transactions.

Robert has over 18 years' experience at partner level, including six years based in Hong Kong. He has extensive experience of advising high-profile Asian, US and UK clients on a range of transactions and activist situations. He was previously seconded as a partner to the UK Takeover Panel as Panel Secretary for two years and was case officer for a number of high-profile takeovers. During this time, Robert also worked closely with the UK Government, the European Parliament and the European Commission on the adoption of the EU Takeover Directive.

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