Doug’s practice covers both corporate and banking work. He advises public and private companies and financial institutions on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and joint ventures, commercial agreements lending and other financing arrangements, as well as general corporate and securities law issues. Doug’s client base spans a number of industry sectors including financial services and insurance, life sciences and healthcare, and real estate. He has considerable experience of cross-border transactions and regularly advises US and other overseas clients on doing business in the UK and Europe, helping them to understand and manage the differences in corporate law practice between North America and Europe.

Doug has authored a number of industry publications, including the UK chapter of the American Bar Association guide to international share purchase transactions and the ABA guide to international asset purchase transactions.

Immediately prior to joining Keystone Law, Doug was a partner in a large City law firm for over 17 years.