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Filip Gavanski

Filip Gavanski


Filip advises clients on global mergers and acquisitions and transactional aspects of competition law. 



Filip advises clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate matters. 

Filip is an associate based in the London corporate team. He advises clients on M&A, with experience across a broad range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, TMT, consumer products, and manufacturing 

Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Filip worked in the legal department of a global electronics company.

Filip’s experience includes advising: 

  • Lupin on its USD 600 million disposal of Kyowa Pharmaceutical to Unison 
  • Capgemini on its announced acquisition of the SAP software consulting business of Multibook, a Japan-based IT company that provides services including system consulting service, global helpdesk service, cloud-based accounting tools.
  • Sojitz Corporation on its investment in Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited in relation to the development of a Hyundai manufacturing plant in Pakistan
  • a global electronics company on its Indonesian joint venture with a Japanese automotive company to manufacture and distribute motorcycle batteries
  • a Japanese telecommunications company on its tender to acquire data centres in various locations through the European Union


Filip is admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales.