PRESS RELEASE: Collyer Bristow announces that Nigel Brahams has joined the Firm

22 Nov 2017

Collyer Bristow is pleased to announce that Nigel Brahams has joined the firm as a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial team. He joins from Fox Williams. His arrival at Collyer Bristow further strengthens the firm’s corporate offering and brings additional expertise in FinTech and non-contentious financial services.

In addition to experience working with a number of leading law firms, Nigel spent more than 20 years leading in-house teams at well-known commercial and investment banks and brokerage firms.

Nigel has particular expertise in FinTech and financial services regulatory and transactional matters encompassing MiFID II, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and the regulatory aspects of cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings. He also has a specific interest in the application of Blockchain, Bitcoin and AI technology in financial services and commodities markets.

Nigel also advises on broader corporate and commercial work including joint ventures, seed and Series A fund raising rounds, as well as corporate acquisitions and disposals, with a particular focus on the technology and financial services sectors.

Phillip Palmer, Chief Executive of Collyer Bristow, comments:

‘Nigel’s particular expertise and experience both complements and supplements our existing corporate commercial and financial services capabilities. He will be a great addition to the firm and will enhance our offering to clients in the fast changing financial services and technology sectors’. 

Jeff Roberts, Head of the Corporate and Commercial team, comments:

‘We are very pleased that Nigel has joined the Corporate Department at Collyer Bristow. Nigel’s expertise in both Financial Markets and FinTech materially adds to our corporate M&A, financing and investment services to clients.’ 



Collyer Bristow

Telephone: (0)20 7470 4503 

Francesca Palmer  

Citigate Dewe Rogerson 

Telephone: (0)20 7638 9571 

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About Collyer Bristow LLP

  1. Collyer Bristow LLP is a London-based law firm providing a comprehensive range of advisory, transactional and litigation services to commercial organisations and wealthy individuals and families.
  1. The firm’s highly experienced lawyers provide expert corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property, private wealth, real estate and reputation management services.
  1. The firm and many of its individual lawyers are ranked in both Chambers and the Legal 500 directories.
  1. The firm has an office in Geneva which supports its private wealth and international practices.
  1. The firm has been championing emerging talent in contemporary art for thirty years. It supports and promotes artists through its in-house art gallery and independently curated exhibition programme. 


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