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Filip Gavanski

Filip Gavanski


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



Filip is an associate based in Tokyo. He advises clients on general mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on the manufacturing and TMT sectors. Filip also advises on transactional aspects of competition law.
Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Filip worked in the legal department of a global electronics company.
Filip's experience includes advising:
  • a Japanese trading company in relation to merger control aspects of its proposed acquisition of an interest in an African offshore FSPO company and subsequent filings in the EU and China
  • Sojitz Corporation on its further 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 motor company and a Japanese consulting 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