Lachlan Low

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Lachlan is a senior associate in our London Corporate M&A group. He has experience across a broad range of cross-border matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

As a certified company secretary, Lachlan also manages the White & Case UK Public Company Advisory team which advises UK public companies on their day-to-day legal affairs and engages with listed companies outside of their transaction cycle to provide advice on a range of matters, with a particular focus on corporate governance and corporate advisory.  

Clients benefit from the insight Lachlan gained while working as sole UK counsel for a listed, market leading, global allergy immunotherapy company and his 8 years in the London office of a leading global law firm prior to joining White & Case, where he was seconded to a leading investment bank and also spent time at the Moscow office.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
Education
ACIS

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

LLB
The College of Law
MA (Hons)
Geography
Cambridge University

Downing College

Languages
English

Experience

  • Rio Tinto on various corporate and company secretarial matters as part of secondment arrangement, including AGM project management.
  • Amigo and Avast on their continuing corporate legal obligations as newly publically listed companies.
  • Bright Scholar on its purchase of CATS Colleges, a network of schools in UK, China and North America.
  • Leading compliance start-up on its US$30 million Series B fundraising round.
  • Legal and General Assurance Society on the acquisition of part of Scottish Equitable's annuity portfolio.*
  • National Australia Bank on its £1.58 billion demerger and IPO of CYBG.*
  • Equistone Partners Europe on the sale of its majority stake in the insurance broker A-Plan to HgCapital.*
  • Deutsche Bank on: (i) the auction sale of its asset management business to Permira; and (ii) the sale of its London wealth management business to Rathbone Brothers.*
  • Mizuho Bank on the sale of its portfolio of private equity fund interests to Lexington Capital Partners and the establishment of a new parallel fund, with a transaction value in excess of £1 billion.*
  • ICAP on its multi-jurisdictional intra-group reorganization.*
  • XL Insurance Company on its conversion to a Societas Europea ("SE") under the European SE Regulations.*

 

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case LLP