Fladgate strengthens capital markets and natural resources practice with partner appointment

Our team: Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Grant Gordon

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of capital markets and resources specialist, Neil Vickers. Neil joins from Dentons, where he has been a partner since 1997.

Neil has more than 20 years’ experience specialising in international equity capital markets and public and private mergers and acquisitions. His practice focuses, in particular, on oil and gas and mining sector deals, advising junior and mid-market listed clients. He works extensively with clients who have assets in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the USA and Africa.

Neil’s expertise in mid-cap equity capital market deals is recognised by both Practical Law Company and the Legal 500.

In addition to strengthening Fladgate’s capital markets group, Neil’s in-depth sector knowledge will provide a major boost to Fladgate’s growing energy and resources team which includes practitioners in the fields of corporate finance, commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, construction and projects. The team already offers sector specific knowledge in a range of areas including oil and gas, mining, nuclear, solar, wind and renewables, on both a domestic and international scale. There are eight partners in the team which has grown considerably over the last few years.

Commenting on the appointment, Fladgate’s Chairman, Charles Wander said: “We are delighted to welcome Neil to Fladgate. His considerable capital markets and public and private M&A experience will enhance our existing high profile in this area, while his extensive credentials in the energy and resources sector will add to our growing capability in this field”.

Grant Gordon, head of the corporate department, added: ‘Neil’s experience of working on an international platform will provide real added value to clients of our capital markets and energy and resources practices, both of which have been particularly active recently”.

Neil added: “Fladgate has a growing reputation in capital markets work for the energy sector, acting for a diverse client base. I am very much looking forward to joining an ambitious and dynamic corporate team and helping to strengthen its industry presence even further.”

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