Nicholas Davies

Nicholas Davies


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Nick Davies is a partner in the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Group and is based in Hong Kong. Nick advises on the Cayman, BVI, Bermuda and Irish aspects of a broad range of complex finance and corporate transactions throughout Asia, with a specialist focus on debt capital markets, structured finance and leveraged finance. Nick also regularly advises on corporate matters, particularly in relation to private equity acquisitions and disposals, take privates, mergers, joint ventures and growth-company investment rounds.

Having been based in Moscow for a significant period of time prior to moving to Asia, Nick has significant experience of and expertise in Russia and CIS transactions, and his advice is frequently sought in connection with corporate, finance and private capital matters in that region.

Prior to joining Walkers in 2019, Nick was a partner in another global offshore law firm in Hong Kong. Before relocating to Hong Kong, Nick was a partner in an offshore firm in Jersey and, before that, a senior English lawyer with Linklaters, Allen & Overy and Freshfields based in Moscow and London.

Admitted in:
British Virgin Islands
The Cayman Islands
England & Wales (not practising)

LLB Law with Politics, University of Birmingham

Nick has been ranked in various legal directories in recent years, with Legal 500 recognising him as 'a very astute hire' and noting that 'he provides excellent advice and is easy to work with'.

IFLR has consistently ranked Nick as a 'rising star' and Who's Who Legal commented that 'the impressive Nicholas Davies offers expert advice combined with substantial understanding and experience of the commercial legal and cultural issues associated with completing transactions in [the debt capital markets and structured finance] area".