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Scott Cochrane

Executive Partner, Corporate

Scott is Executive Partner for the Global Corporate practice and a leading asset management and investment fund lawyer.



Scott is the Global Head of Corporate and a leading asset management and investment fund lawyer.

In his role he is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the practice across our network of offices. He is also a member of our Global Executive.

He works with his clients on leading edge transaction strategies for fund establishment, secondary fund-raising, reconstructions and reorganisations.

Scott advises clients’ asset management in the sector on a broad range of corporate matters. In particular, he now focuses on combining his deep sectorial knowledge with his executive experience to be able to advise boards and  asset managers on complex strategic issues. 

Scott’s expertise in the asset management sector has been recognised over many years in Chambers and Legal 500 and he has been a regular speaker on industry issues over the years.

He sat for a number of years on the Association of Investment Companies Technical Committee. 

Scott’s experience includes advising:

  • many asset managers and financial sponsors on fund establishment and capital raising
  • numerous fund boards on complex corporate actions including restructurings, mergers, shareholder disputes and corporate governance issues
  • asset managers on a wide range of contractual and regulatory issues in the asset management sector. 


Scott holds a first class degree in Law and Politics from Durham University and has also completed the Leading Professional Service Firms course at Harvard Business School.