Gareth Williams-Davies (Capital Law)

Gareth Williams-Davies

Gareth is a Senior Associate in our Corporate & Commercial team. Gareth’s focus is on private equity, but he works on a broad range of corporate transactions.

Gareth’s specialism is private equity – he advises management teams, private equity sponsors and portfolio companies. He also advises on general M&A, property investment (via corporate vehicles) and capital markets.

Since joining Capital, he has acted on transactions backed by private equity houses such as WestBridge Capital, RJD Partners, GMT Communications and Development Bank of Wales.

Before joining Capital, Gareth spent the best part of a decade in the City of London where he attended law school prior to training and qualifying at City firm, SJ Berwin.

  • A real estate investment trust on an initial public offering on the main market of the London Stock Exchange worth £150,000,000.
  • A UK corporate on an acquisition of a company owning £120,000,000 of warehouse properties.
  • The Development Bank of Wales and other individual investors on their investment in Amplyfi.
  • The shareholders of a UK property investment business on a complex corporate restructuring.
  • A UK private equity house on the acquisition of a UK mobility business.
  • InsurTech company Insurami, a lease deposit guarantee provider, on their seed investment round.
  • ThingCo Limited, a successful InsurTech telematics strategy company, with their initial investment from external investors.
  • RJD Partners on the MBO of Survey Solutions.
  • Private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate real estate
  • Joint ventures
  • Equity capital markets including AIM and Main Market IPOs
  • General company law advisory work

Career

  • Senior Associate, Capital Law Limited (May 2020 – present)
  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (2018 – April 2020)
  • Associate, Reed Smith LLP (2017 – 2018)
  • Associate, King & Wood Mallesons LLP (2013 – 2017)
  • Trainee solicitor, King & Wood Mallesons LLP (2011 – 2013)

Education

  • BPP Law School: LPC (2009 – 2010)
  • BPP Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law (2008 – 2009)
  • University of Bristol: Bachelor’s Degree, History (2004 – 2007)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales