Jan is Global Mining & Commodities Sector Head and a Partner in the CORPORATE AND M&A GROUP.
Jan specialises in corporate finance and M&A work, with an emphasis on businesses operating in the mining & commodities, oil & gas, energy and transport sectors, including cross-border and domestic acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, equity and debt issues for public and private companies, private equity transactions, corporate restructurings and commercial agreements.
Jan is recognised as a leading lawyer by legal directories Chambers UK, Legal 500 UK and IFLR. Legal 500 noted in 2018-19 that according to clients he “is one of the best and most approachable lawyers in the city” whose “first-rate knowledge of the area (energy and natural resources) is superbly complemented by his sound expertise in M&A and capital markets”.
Chambers meanwhile focussed on his capital markets expertise, styling him a “well-known name in the AIM community”.
- Advised Coro Energy PLC on its acquisition of a 15% interest in the Duyung PSC, offshore Indonesia, for cash and shares consideration and a funding contribution to the 2019 drilling campaign and related issue of Eurobonds and linked warrants, both listed on the Euro MTF of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
- Advised Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited on its acquisition of the polymetallic Kapan mine in Armenia from the Polymetal International PLC group, constituting a reverse takeover under the AIM Rules, and related re-admission to AIM.
- 1982 – 1985 · London School of Economics, University of London, LLB Hons
memberships & associations
- British Chamber of Industry & Commerce