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Patrick Speller


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Patrick is a Partner in the Corporate team.

He specialises in advising UK and overseas companies on all aspects of their corporate legal requirements including national and cross border mergers, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, equity fund raisings and all relevant general and corporate governance issues. He has particular experience and expertise in the healthcare and consumer products sectors. He acts for a variety of listed, international and privately owned corporates.

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Relevant experience

  • Care UK on the GBP 212m disposal of its healthcare services division to Practice Plus Group.
  • Heineken on the EUR 130m restructuring of its joint ventures in South Africa and Namibia with Namibia Breweries and Diageo.
  • Heineken on the disposal of its interests in the CJSC Bobruysk and the OJSC Rechitsapivo brewery companies in Belarus 
  • Care UK on the GBP 160m disposal of 14 new build care homes to Octopus Healthcare Fund, Universities Superannuation Scheme and Blackrock Property Fund.
  • Care UK on the takeover of the operations of 26 care homes operating under the Sunrise and Gracewell Healthcare brands for Welltower Inc .
  • H Young Operations on the licence and subsequent disposal of the “Animal” brand to Mountain Warehouse.
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital on its joint venture arrangements with University College London in relation to the Oriel facility to be developed at St Pancras Hospital.
  • Henley Developments on its joint venture arrangement with Erith Contractors in respect of development sites in Ebbsfleet. 
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Company Law Committee of the City of London Law Society.
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  • 1986 – BA (Law), Durham
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