Robin Harvey


Robin is Private Equity Sector Lead.
He has many years of experience advising sponsors and their portfolio companies on all aspects of the financing of private equity deals in many jurisdictions, including acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, refinancings, dividend recapitalisations, joint ventures, regulated businesses, exits and restructurings.
He is committed to deal doing, is hands on, innovative and commercial with deep market insight and enjoys building long term relationships with sponsors as part of their home team.
Robin has one of the most established practises in the market which he combines with his role leading the growth of the Global Private Equity practice. His clients include a group of financial institutions.
Robin is included in Legal 500s Hall of Fame, having described him as having an "excellent reputation among private equity sponsors". He is also recognised as a Key Individual for Banking and Finance by Chambers UK and is identified by peers as “one of the pre-eminent lawyers in the London market".
Robin Harvey is a highly experienced financing lawyer and has truly 'seen it all before', meaning he is quick to deal with issues and able to deliver clever/bespoke solutions.
Legal 500 UK 2020
Relationships as strong as the one we have with Robin Harvey are few and far between.
Chambers & Partners, 2024



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1992
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