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Gareth Irving



Irving Gareth
Gareth Irving



Gareth specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures and reorganisations. He has extensive experience advising clients across a range of sectors including life sciences, TMT, consumer/retail, oil and gas, and financial institutions.

He also has deep experience of advising on transactions in the Russian market having worked in our Moscow office from 2005 to 2008 and from early 2012 to November 2016. 

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Publications: 26 OCTOBER 2021

A&O Consulting: Looking beyond Covid-19

As regulated firms start to move to a more stable hybrid working approach, the FCA recently published a statement setting out regulatory expectations ‘so firms can plan and continue to meet their…

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News: 26 OCTOBER 2021

A&O ends Q3 2021 with a strong performance in global ECM league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q3 2021 with a strong performance in the ECM 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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News: 25 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises banks on EUR 323.5 million bank/bond financing for the acquisition of BIP

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, IMI-Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 275 million bridge facilities agreement, EUR 48.5m…

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Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004


BA (Hons), Jurisprudence, Merton College, Oxford University, 2000

LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2001

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