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Dawbarn, Robert
Robert Dawbarn
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Robert Dawbarn


Robert is a London-based partner of Kennedys’ commercial division. He is dual qualified in England and Wales, and New York.

Robert specialises in general corporate and banking with additional expertise in advising professional sports clubs. His clients include banks, venture capital houses, public companies, hospital trusts, accountants and private companies.

He has worked on an impressive variety of high value and complex claims, from advising in relation to the acquisition of a football league club and premier league rugby club; advising lender in connection with £140m syndicated receivables financing agreement to advising an NHS Trust in relation to leasing part of its
hospital to a private operator.

A trusted market adviser, Robert frequently contributes to industry press on relevant issues, specifically authoring an article entitled ‘Top ten tips when trading with foreign entities’. He is also a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.

Work highlights

Advising a private company in connection with the sale of 2,500 plus property secured loans, valued at £150m plus.

Advising an alternative investment market listed company on the sale of oil and gas interests in Colombia.

Advising a lender in connection with the funding of waste recycling business (value of £40m).

Advising a lender in connection with an retail and residential development in Liverpool (value of £55m).

Advising a company in connection with the financing and construction of a nightclub in central London.