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Duncan Bellamy

Partner

London

Bellamy Duncan
Duncan Bellamy

Partner

London

Duncan has experience in a wide range of domestic and cross border M&A transactions including public and private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and equity issues.

In recent years Duncan has advised on the acquisition, disposal and restructuring of retail and commercial banks, fund and asset managers, global custodians, leasing, factoring, consumer credit and payment servicing businesses and retail and commercial loan portfolios.  Duncan has advised financial institutions including GE Capital, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Dexia Investor Services and Standard Chartered Bank.

Duncan also has extensive experience in general M&A outside the financial services sector including CMT, energy and infrastructure transactions.

News & insights

Exterior of a modern high rise building

Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020

Material adverse effect clauses and Covid-19

A Material Adverse Effect clause in an SPA excluded conditions resulting from a pandemic except where those conditions would have a disproportionate effect on the target companies as compared to…

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Exterior of a modern high rise building

Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020

Reflective loss rule does not apply to claim by indirect shareholder

The rule against reflective loss does not apply to a claim by an “indirect” shareholder in a company. Applying the rule, as restated by the majority of the Supreme Court in Marex v Sevilleja, to a…

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City skyline

News: 02 DECEMBER 2020

A&O performs strongly in latest Adviser Rankings tables

A&O has maintained its top five position in the Adviser Rankings tables ranking third by number of FTSE 100 clients and fifth by number of FTSE 250 clients in the November 2020 tables.

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UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Federal Decree-Law No. 26 of 2020 (the Decree) has been issued, introducing significant amendments to Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on Commercial Companies (the CCL).

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003

Academic

BSc, Biological Sciences, Durham University, 1998

CPE, Law, 1999

Diploma, Legal Practice, 2000

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