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Robert Hankin

Robert Hankin


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  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • General Corporate and Commercial
  • Group Reconstructions
  • EMI Schemes

Experience Highlights

  • Acting for the shareholders of an innovative DNA sequencing company in entering into a joint venture with a large scientific group and then acting for the same shareholders in the subsequent sale of the whole group to KKR.
  • Acting for the investors on the rescue of Leyland Daf Vans following its insolvency.  The rescue helped save many jobs in the Birmingham area.
  • Acting for the funders of a buy-out of an international auction house.
  • I have experience of many flotations on LSE, NYSE and NASDAQ.

Career History

  • After qualifying in Scotland, I spent 8 years at the largest corporate and commercial practice in Aberdeen.
  • I then joined 3i plc in Solihull as an in-house advisor. My next move was into private practice as Managing Partner of a boutique M&A firm.
  • I then moved to a start-up law firm before I moved to Mezzle Law.

Previous Law Firms

  • Paull & Williamsons (now Burness Paull)
  • 3i plc
  • Continuum Corporate Lawyers
  • Portfolio Legal


  • University of Aberdeen LLB

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of Scotland