"Memery Crystal LLP’s clients rate the firm for its ‘pragmatism and good value for money’. Michael Dawes (‘technically excellent and fun to work with’) heads the practice, which has seen a significant increase in banking and debt finance matters. Dawes advised Pala Investments on the $10m bridge financing of Alufer Mining’s bauxite project in Guinea. Other clients include Nyota Minerals, Shanta Gold and new client African Thunder Platinum."The Legal 500 UK - 2016
At a glance
At Memery Crystal we’re just like you – we’re entrepreneurs. It’s got nothing to do with the size of your business. It’s a spirit. It’s something within you. It’s in your DNA. You’re always looking for new opportunities. You always want to improve on what you have. We get it. We feel the same.
Nick DavisChief Executive
Nick AlfilléPartner/Head of Corporate
Daniel TunkelPartner, Head of Financial Regulation
Melanie Talbot (née Jory)Director
Melanie BelfordSenior Associate
Negin KalkanSenior Associate
Vivian KlafSenior Associate
Karen O’GradySenior Associate
Alfie BrightTrainee Solicitor
Victoria GrapciTrainee Solicitor
Sara SeguraTrainee Solicitor
Our award-winning corporate department advises on all aspects of equity capital markets, M&A, debt and private equity for UK and international companies, institutions, investors and entrepreneurs.
If you are looking to invest in or buy a company, achieve an exit via a listing on AIM or the Main Market or gain access to the UK capital markets, we can help. We also work closely with business owners and their management teams through every stage of the business lifecycle, from conception through growth and eventual exit.
AIM listings including Lombard Risk Management, Tlou Energy and Mkango Resources.
Main market listings including Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited, Green Dragon Gas and Tharisa PLC.
Broking Clients include Cenkos, Strand Hanson, Numis, Royal Bank of Canada and WH Ireland.
Advised on an African agriculture JV between Sierra Rutile and Carmanor.
Advised the sellers on a £15.2m share sale of a clinical randomisation and trial management services business to a US based global biopharmaceutical services organization.
Acting for and advising Excel with Business Limited, a dynamic technology startup company, on various matters.