Robert Hickling

Robert Hickling

'An exceptional corporate lawyer and a great individual'

Overview

I’m a Partner in our Finance and Corporate team.

I advise global corporate and financial institutions on a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, schemes of arrangement, IPOs and listings.  I also advise on banking and structured finance transactions; and bond issuances.

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, Jersey, 1998

Work highlights

  • Shire plc in relation to its £46bn takeover by Takeda (2019)
  • ETFS Securities in relation to the sale of its European exchange-traded commodity businesses to WisdomTree (2018)
  • Informa plc in relation to its £3.9bn takeover of UBM plc (2018)
  • Each of Informa plc, Beazley plc and Regus plc in relation to the introduction of a new holding company by Jersey scheme of arrangement

What the directories say

  • "A good team player, and very commercial. Sensible advice." IFLR1000 UK 2020
  • "Robert is an exceptional corporate lawyer and a great individual." Chambers and Partners UK 2020
  • Robert Hickling "Is a very good lawyer with a good reputation" Chambers UK, 2019
  • Ranked as the leading lawyer for 'Corporate and Finance' in Jersey by the Chambers Directory 2018 (the only lawyer to achieve a Band 1 ranking)
  • Ranked as a leading individual for 'Corporate and Commercial' and 'Structured Finance' by the Legal500 Directory 2018

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Chambers & Partners

 

Recent publication | 18 March 2020

The use of Jersey companies in cash box structures