Expertise: Practice Areas
- Technology & High Growth
- Financial Services, Asset Management, Regulatory
- Employment, Executive Compensation
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration
- Intellectual Property
- Brewing & Distilling
- Debt Restructuring
- Mergers and Acquisitions
John Nimmo is an experienced corporate, funds and investment company and investment services lawyer. He has acted on listings in aggregate around £2bn on the LSE (including setting up new investment companies numbering well into double figures and over twenty full prospectuses), and has launched unlisted investment vehicles aggregating to around a similar size. John has also acted on both hostile and recommended public takeover offers.
John has extensive experience of national and international acquisitions, disposals and investments of material size and at the other end of the spectrum of helping start-up, spin out and growth companies, acting variously for management, the company and investors. John has extensive experience of EIS investments, how to combine successfully the needs of UK and US investors and director and employee share incentivisation and remuneration.
He has previously advised funds managed by a wide number of the major investment houses and has advised corporate and individual clients on a wide range of acquisitions and investments as well as having helped a number of clients obtain FCA authorisation.
He was educated at the Universities of Edinburgh, Hamburg and Glasgow and holds a master’s degree in law from Cornell University. John holds the Certificate in Corporate Finance from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
John Nimmo is a solicitor admitted in Scotland, and attorney admitted in New York.