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David Jacob

Senior Associate
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Mr. Jacob is a senior associate in the firm’s London office where he is a member of the Tax department.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jacob worked in the UK tax section of a major legal know how provider. Before that, he spent over six years in private practice, during which he concentrated on finance, corporate and investment management matters. He trained at a multinational law firm headquartered in London from 2001 to 2003.


  • Advising a US investment bank on acquiring a commodity derivatives portfolio.
  • Structuring and documenting CLOs worth around £500 million.
  • Advising various European banks on RMBS worth around £1.55 billion.
  • Advising a UK-based property developer on its £265 million CMBS.
  • Advising a US agricultural equipment manufacturer on its European trade receivables financing.


  • Advising a US investment bank on its US$50 million acquisition of a uranium trading business.
  • Advising a Singaporean agricultural supply chain manager on its US$107.6 million acquisition of a Nigerian flour milling business.
  • Advising a UK-based publishing group on its US$950 million acquisition of an educational publishing business operating in 11 jurisdictions.
  • Advising a UK-based property developer on its £925 million acquisition of a health club business.
  • Advising a French banking group on acquiring and reorganising an online securities brokerage business.

Investment management

  • Advising a US hedge fund manager on structuring its UK gas trading arrangements.
  • Structuring pan-European private equity and infrastructure funds.
  • Structuring carried interest schemes.
  • Restructuring investment management companies as LLPs.