"Edward Barnett handles transactional matters and joint venture work for clients in the consumer, technology and pharmaceutical sectors, among others. He also offers counsel on corporate governance issues." Chambers UK 2018

“He concentrates on cross-border deals and has extensive experience in issues such as M&A, IPOs, and refinancings.” Chambers UK 2017

Edward Barnett

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Ed Barnett is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins' London office, Co-Chair of the firm's Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, and former Co-Chair of the firm's Global Public Company Representation Practice. Mr. Barnett's practice spans a variety of cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions, including public takeovers, takeover defense, joint ventures, and private company and business acquisitions and divestments, with a particular focus in consumer, technology, pharmaceuticals, and entertainment, media, and sports sectors. His practice also focuses on company representation work, including advising on a range of corporate governance matters.


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