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Brian O'Malley

Senior Associate

Brian is a Senior Associate in the firm's corporate department with a particular focus on public and private M&A and shareholder activism.



Brian has over 15 years' experience of advising UK and international clients on a wide range of matters including public company takeovers, private company acquisitions and disposals, shareholder activism,  joint ventures and corporate governance.

Brian's experience includes advising: 

  • BevCo, the second largest shareholder in SABMiller, on Anheuser Busch InBev's £68 billion takeover offer of SABMiller
  • Arris Group, a US technology company, on its £1.4 billion takeover offer for Pace, a UK-based technology solutions provider
  • Telefonica on the proposed £10.5 billion sale of O2 to Hutchison Whampoa
  • Severn Trent on its contested and ground-breaking takeover bid for Dee Valley
  • Sky on the proposed £7.8 billion offer from News Corporation