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Lucy Robson

Lucy Robson

Senior Associate (Scotland)

Lucy is a corporate lawyer specialising in M&A  with particular experience in Public M&A.



Lucy specialises in corporate finance work, having particular experience of public takeover bids, private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, secondary offerings and recapitalisations.   Lucy acts for clients in a number of sectors and particularly in financial services and mining. 

Lucy has previously been seconded to the Corporate/M&A team of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (in 2010/11 and 2017) and to the legal team at Standard Life Investments (2013). 

Lucy has advised:

  • AbbVie on its £32 billion recommended takeover bid for Shire plc
  • Lonmin on various matters including its US$407 million rescue rights issue and associated US$370m debt refinancing and the dividend in specie of Glencore's 23.9% stake in Lonmin
  • Qatar Investment Authority on its investment into TaunusTurm, a premium office and residential development in Frankfurt 
  • Various prospective bidders and targets on potential takeovers 
  • Hannam and Partners on Asia Coal Energy Ventures' £99m and revised £135m bids for Asia Resource Minerals plc
  • Morgan Stanley as financial adviser on Towry's recommended £97m and revised £120m offer for Ashcourt Rowan plc