Roger Barron is a partner in the London office of Paul Hastings and is the firm’s Global Vice Chair, M&A. Mr. Barron is a specialist in corporate law, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, demergers and reorganisations, and corporate finance. He has a wide range of sector expertise, including energy, utilities, media, and telecoms.
Mr. Barron is a key boardroom adviser to a number of the firm’s FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 clients, offering strategic guidance and counsel on corporate governance.
He also heads the London office’s practice advising activist shareholders in relation to their investments in listed U.K. and European companies. Having advised many boards from the other side of the table, he is particularly well placed to assist investors in achieving strategic change and maximizing value.
Mr. Barron has led on many of the market’s significant corporate transactions. Highlights include advising:
Jacobs to Acquire Wood's Nuclear Business
August 20, 2019
£2.5 Billion Financing Announced for Advent’s Acquisition of Cobham
July 25, 2019
Paul Hastings’ London M&A Team Closes a Flurry of Deals
May 16, 2019
Paul Hastings Continues Corporate Growth Hot Streak, Adding Top Tech M&A Team in Silicon Valley
February 22, 2019
Paul Hastings London Advance Continues with Top Financial Services Regulatory Partner
June 11, 2018
Paul Hastings Hires London M&A Heavyweight Roger Barron
May 24, 2018
Return of The MAC? A Recent Ruling in the English Courts and Whether the COVID-19 Pandemic Could See More U.K. Transactions that Include U.S.-Style MAC Protections
November 30, 2020
UK Gov introduces new law to allow intervention in M&A transactions on National Security grounds
November 11, 2020
“SPAC” to the Future?
October 13, 2020
Cross-border M&A: A Different Mindset
November 18, 2019
M&A In A Changing European Landscape: Can The Boom Survive Brexit?
February 06, 2019
Takeover Regulation in the U.K. – Bidding War for Sky plc Resolved by Rare Auction Process
October 09, 2018