Nick is a registered English solicitor with a law degree from Oxford University, and has over 30 years post-qualification experience in corporate and commercial law, with a specialization in telecoms. Based in Myanmar, Nick has provided legal advice and transaction assistance to investors, multilateral institutions, and governments in emerging markets in Southeast Asia since 2012.
Nick is an independent contractor, having spent 20 years with major UK law firms, including 12 years as a partner with three US and UK law firms. Since 1991, Nick has advised on over 100 project assignments around the world, including the following telecom regulatory and transactional work as a legal advisor and member of the advisory team.
Nick has also done transactional work in privatisation of state-owned telecom operators in various countries and has recently worked on several financings in Myanmar of telecom tower operators, including advising the lenders to Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Ltd in a US$85m loan which was the first such loan to be done on a project finance or limited recourse basis in Myanmar.