Skip to content

David Broadley

Partner and Global Co-Head, Corporate

London

Broadley David
David Broadley

Partner and Global Co-Head, Corporate

London

David is co-head of our Global Corporate Practice with over 25 years corporate finance experience in both public and private M&A transactions and a wide range of equity capital markets deals, acting for both issuers and underwriters. David’s client base has a significant focus on financial institutions. He is also head of our UK Equity Capital Markets business.

David is a "market Leader" in IFLR1000 for ECM, and listed as a leading individual in Legal 500 for M&A and ranked in Chambers UK legal directory for both M&A and ECM. 

David receives praise for the quality of his advice in complex M&A and equity capital market transactions. Chambers UK 2021 (M&A).

"When the full Covid-19 crisis struck, the value of David Broadley’s team was apparent – they were able to advise with confidence and clarity how market practice was changing (which was daily). We received a high level of carefully thought-out and bespoke advice that meant we negotiated this period without missteps." Legal 500 UK 2021 (Corporate Governance) .

"He's excellent - he's a hard worker and clients love him." Chambers UK 2021 (ECM).

Experience highlights

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

View office →

Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Academic

MA, History & Philosophy, University of Leeds, 1992

Fraudulent emails

Please note there is a known fraud/scam currently using the Allen & Overy brand and David Broadley's name.

More information on fraud using the Allen & Overy brand can be found here.

Recognition

Awards & accolades

KCA Deutag's acquisition of Dalma Energy – M&A Deal of the Year

IFLR Middle East Awards 2018

Worldpay IPO - Equity Deal of the Year

IFLR Europe Awards 2016

Published work

  • Co-Author, 2011, United Kingdom chapter in "Mergers & Acquisitions", Global Legal Insights by Global Legal Group

News & insights

Global trends in private M&A

Publications: 13 JANUARY 2021

Global trends in private M&A

We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of around 1,400 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally, looking…

Read more
Side of glass building reflecting sky

News: 07 JANUARY 2021

A&O ends 2020 with a strong performance in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q4 2020 with a strong performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets,…

Read more
Exterior of a glass office building at night with the lights on

Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2020

M&A market shows signs of recovery in second half

2020 has been a year of two very distinct halves but signs of recovery give grounds for optimism. 

Read more
Latest thinking - Back to the future

Publications: 08 DECEMBER 2020

Brexit Podcast: Preparing for the end of the Brexit transition period - key points for issuers of shares

With Brexit proper fast approaching, UK listed issuers of shares need to ensure they are prepared for the end of the transition period. 

Read more