Nigel Gordon is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.
He specialises in capital markets work and a combination of capital raising and mergers and acquisitions.
Nigel acts for a number of entrepreneurial growing companies, both public and private, across industries ranging from casinos to mining companies, but he has particular experience in the natural resources, life sciences, property and financial services sectors. He has been actively involved in the AIM market since its inception in 1995.
He has lectured on the practical requirements on bringing natural resources companies to market and on corporate governance issues. He has extensive experience in court-based corporate procedures such as schemes of arrangement and share capital reductions in order to achieve the business objectives of clients. Nigel works extensively with clients with assets in Africa.
Nigel has particular experience of advising on transactions involving Canadian capital markets, including dual listings.
He acted for Pan African Resources on the £107m acquisition of Evander Gold Mines from Harmony Gold Mining, and on the rights issue which raised approximately £50m, which partially funded the acquisition.
Nigel is recognised as an expert in his field by the independent guides to the legal profession, including Chambers UK and Legal 500.
He qualified in 1987. He was a partner for 20 years at a central London law firm, which then became the London office of an international firm, before joining Fladgate in January 2016.