Adrian West

Adrian West


Adrian is a partner in the Corporate M&A and ECM Group and Head of the Retail Sector Group. His practice is focussed on equity capital markets and M&A and he is renowned as a leading adviser on IPOs.

Equity capital markets

Adrian is routinely engaged as either underwriter counsel of issuer counsel on Main Market and AIM IPOs and secondary fundraisings. Adrian has also advised management teams or significant shareholders on a number of the highest profile IPOs in recent years.

Adrian regularly advises clients on the Market Abuse Regulations and compliance with the UKLA Listing Rules and AIM Rules.

Adrian is ranked as a "Leading Individual" in equity capital markets by the Legal 500. He is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers for his experience advising on AIM transactions. According to Chambers "He is a strong and technical lawyer with a commercial approach."

M&A general corporate advisory work

Adrian has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, public takeovers, demergers and joint ventures. He also provides general corporate and strategic advice.

Selected deals


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