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Robin Harvey

Partner

London

Harvey Robin
Robin Harvey

Partner

London

Robin is the Co-Head of our Global Private Equity practice.

He has many years of experience advising sponsors and their portfolio companies on all aspects of the financing of private equity deals in many jurisdictions, including acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, refinancings, dividend recapitalisations, joint ventures, regulated businesses, exits and restructurings.

He is committed to deal doing, is hands on, innovative and commercial with deep market insight and enjoys building long term relationships with sponsors as part of their home team.

His clients include PAI Partners, Hg Capital, HIG, Ardian, Charterhouse Capital Partners and Bridgepoint.

"Robin Harvey is a highly experienced financing lawyer and has truly 'seen it all before', meaning he is quick to deal with issues and able to deliver clever/bespoke solutions." Legal 500 UK 2020 

Robin Harvey is held in high regard by clients, who describe him as "a very commercial lawyer and a problem fixer". Chambers UK 2018

Robin is listed as a Leading Individual for Acquisition Finance by Legal 500, having described him as having an "excellent reputation among private equity sponsors". He is also recognised as a Key Individual for Banking and Finance by Chambers UK and is identified by peers as “one of the pre-eminent lawyers in the London market". 

News & insights

Arial landscape view of Tower Bridge, London

Publications: 16 APRIL 2021

Cross-border recognition of insolvency and restructuring proceedings post-Brexit

In this article, Lucy Aconley and Philip Wells consider the post-Brexit position regarding inbound and outbound recognition of insolvency and restructuring proceedings between the UK and the EU and…

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A&O performs well in Q1 2021 M&A league tables

News: 16 APRIL 2021

A&O performs well in Q1 2021 M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q1 2021 with a good 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,…

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A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

News: 14 APRIL 2021

A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy, working on a pro bono basis, is advising on the merger of four Welsh mental health and substance misuse charities and the creation of a new charity, Adferiad…

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2020

Debt finance remains on tap for buyers of Covid-19-robust businesses

The Covid-19 pandemic may have changed the dynamics of debt markets, but financing remains readily available for companies in sectors that have proven resilient throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Sectors

Private Equity

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1992