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Gavin Cummings



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Gavin is head of our private equity team. Recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as a Tier 1 legal advisor, Gavin specialises in acting for founders, management teams and private equity funds on transactions, governance and restructurings.

Having trained with the firm in the early 90s, he has been central to the growth of the firm’s private equity practice into a leading Top 20 firm nationally. Gavin enjoys the mix of acting for both institutions and management teams - he is ideally placed to see the landscape from all perspectives. Gavin’s clients include funds such as BGF, LDC, Apiary, North Edge, R Capital and Palatine.

Gavin has previously been awarded ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ by Insider magazine and excels in making connections across his broad network which provides business opportunities for his clients. He is proud to work with management teams and founders on the life cycle of their businesses.

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Supporting LDC on its investment in Blis Global.


Advised Business Growth Fund (BGF) on a key growth investment into specialist mobile data SIM business, Jola Cloud Solutions Ltd.

Care Fertility

Acting for the management team of Care Fertility on its tertiary buy-out funded by Nordic Capital. 

Little Fish

Advising management and LDC on the secondary buyout of Little Fish funded by Bowmark.