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Daniel Sharif

Associate, Corporate Department
100 Bishopsgate
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3321-1115


Daniel Sharif is an associate in the Leveraged Finance and Energy and Infrastructure practices, based in the London office. He advises on a broad range of financing structures, with an emphasis on cross-border acquisition finance representing senior lenders, junior lenders and borrower groups, as well as energy and infrastructure M&A and project finance. Prior to joining the London office, Mr. Sharif worked in the Hong Kong office of Paul Hastings, advising predominantly Chinese clients on financing and capital markets transactions.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Chinese Government Scholarship to study Mandarin at Tsinghua University, Beijing


  • BPP University Law School, L.P.C, 2018

  • University College London, Law LLB, 2017


  • Representative of Paul Hastings at the China Britain Business Council conferences

Recent Representations

  • Advised Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and Citibank as arrangers and underwriters in relation to the £2.5 billion first lien/second lien financing of Advent International's public-to-private bid to acquire Cobham plc

  • Advised one of the UK's leading EfW operators on a recent refinancing

  • Advised Francisco Partners on its acquisition of the international business segment of CDK Global, a leading provider of automotive retail software solutions in EMEA and Asia, for $1.45 billion

  • Advised Bank of China as the lender in relation to a KKR acquisition financing




England and Wales Solicitor


University College London, School of Law, LL.B. 2017

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